Hi there! My name is Alyse and I’m a Chicago-based writer and educator. I am a recent Master’s in Teaching graduate and former high school ELA teacher. Previously, I received my B.A. in English w/Creative Writing and Communications from the University of Washington.
In my free time I love to create content about lifestyle and my experiences as a Chinese adoptee, as well as share diverse perspectives in education. I currently work with local adoptees in Chicago through an organization I co-founded, Adoptees of Chicago, as an Activities Director. You can find posts on all of these topics and more on my blog.
As a writer, I focus on diversity and inclusion, empathy-driven listening, and user-focused content. I’m currently open to freelance writing opportunities and collaborations, which you can learn more about under the freelance writing tab.
Thank you for stopping by and I hope we can create something together soon!
Note: There has been a lot that’s been going on in the adoptee community lately and I plan on covering more of those topics in the near future. At the moment, I don’t have a lot of emotional space right now to cover some of them, but those posts will be coming soon. Many times… Continue reading A Deeply Personal Journey of Learning Mandarin (Part I)
Over the past few years, I’ve tried to make my cleaning routine sustainable through using non-toxic, “zero waste” products. After many attempts and after trying several options, I’ve settled on a handful of products. These products are the ones that I found were worth the investment and that were also less expensive than other refill… Continue reading My Zero Waste Cleaning Routine
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