CJ is a writer based out of New York, but she’s originally from the Pacific Northwest, most recently Portland, Oregon. She’s been featured in numerous magazines and blogs and has written about travel, culture, women’s issues, and history. CJ has a B.A. in Creative Writing and Foreign Languages, an M.A. in Transnational Studies from University College London, and recently graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She spent several years living and working abroad, in such places as Japan, Nepal, Hong Kong and Russia, and speaks conversational French, Japanese and Russian. In her spare time, she likes to hike, watch movies, and spend time with her husband and two daughters.