Rebecca Guttenplan Grant

Rebecca Grant is a freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, New York who focuses on women’s health, reproductive rights, and gender-based violence. Her work has appeared in Vice, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, Buzzfeed, Fast Company, Glamour, The Nation, The Washington Post, and others. Since she started freelancing full-time in 2015, Rebecca has covered topics including protests and harassment outside of abortion clinics, access to reproductive healthcare for incarcerated women, and racial disparities in maternal mortality rates. She primarily writes long-form and investigative features. From 2014-2015, Rebecca worked as a stringer for KQED, Northern California Public Media, writing about women’s health. From 2012-2014, she was a staff writer at VentureBeat, covering gender equality in STEM fields and business, health technology, and social entrepreneurship. Prior to VentureBeat, Rebecca served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand from 2009-2011, where she worked on public health education projects and chaired the Gender & Development Committee. She worked for Washingtonian Magazine from 2008-2009 as an editorial assistant and graduated from Cornell University in 2008 with a BA in English.

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