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HI, I'M MEKITA RIVAS.

I'm a multicultural writer, editor, and creative consultant with more than six years of industry experience.

As a freelance journalist, my work has been published in Glamour, Marie Claire, SELF, Teen Vogue, Racked, Bustle, and others. I frequently cover culture, fashion, travel, and wellness through the lens of gender and race. I also maintain a personal lifestyle blog on this site.

I earned my undergraduate degrees in journalism and English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. My current creative projects include a short film screenplay and a collection of personal essays.

When not writing — or thinking about writing — I enjoy high intensity workouts, calming yoga sessions, sustainably sourced food and wine, and planning my next escapade.