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Elle M.

Chicago, IL, USA
Total impact
Ready to Volunteer


I'm a professional storyteller, Chicago-area native, and nature lover. I've always loved writing and earned my B.A. in marketing from Notre Dame and my master's in journalism from Northwestern. I've worked as a freelance contributor for a variety of publications, including the BBC, The Washington Post, and Outside Online. Currently, I'm the Copy Director at a Chicago creative agency, where I work with clients like Samsung, Google, and Hilton. Other things I like: reading, national parks, photographing loved ones, running, backpacks, em dashes, and mornings.


  • Branding
  • Communications
  • Writing


  • Animals
  • Arts & Culture
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Gender Equity & Justice
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • International Affairs
  • Maternal Health
  • Youth Development