Idealist Careers Contributing Writers

Alexis Perrotta, editor & writer

Alexis Perrotta

As the editor of Idealist Careers and a lifelong nonprofit professional, Alexis offers job seekers, game changers, and do gooders actionable tips, career resources, and “social-impact lifestyle” advice.


Amy Bergen, contributing writer

Amy Bergen is a writer based in Portland, Maine. She has experience in the social impact space in Baltimore, Maryland, the educational museum sphere in Columbus, Ohio, and the literary world of New York City.

 


Nisha Kumar Kulkarni, contributing writer

Nisha Kumar Kulkarni is a writer and content coach based in New York City. She’s passionate about helping female business owners and creatives become stronger storytellers and advocates of the work they’re doing in the world.


Deborah Swerdlow, contributing writer

Deborah Swerdlow

As a nonprofit advocacy professional living in Washington, D.C., Deborah educates communities and lawmakers about policies that can help low-income populations. She’s passionate about helping people connect their interests to a social-justice issue and empowering them to take action.


Yoona Wagener, contributing writer

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Yoona is a freelance writer and WordPress developer who believes in the value of non-linear career paths. She has experience in academic publishing, teaching abroad, serving up customer support to software end users, writing online help documentation, and mission-driven nonprofit marketing and communications.


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