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Ashlea Halpern

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Ashlea Halpern is the co-founder of Cartogramme and editor-at-large for AFAR Media. She edits New York Magazine's pop-up travel blog, The Urbanist, and writes regularly for Condé Nast Traveler, Bon Appétit, Airbnbmag, and Wired. After spending 3.5 years traveling Asia, Australia, the Arctic, and North America, she has settled in Minneapolis, MN—the most underrated city in the lower 48, bar none. Follow her adventures on Instagram at @ashleahalpern and @cartogramme.

So, What Do You Do? Grai St. Clair Rice, Beekeeper

April 17, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Grai St. Clair Rice, Beekeeper

“So, What Do You Do?” is an MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you…

So, What Do You Do? Tamara Reynolds, Animal Trainer

April 16, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Tamara Reynolds, Animal Trainer

“So, What Do You Do?” is an MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you…

So, What Do You Do? Emily Sutton, Storm Chaser

April 08, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Emily Sutton, Storm Chaser

“So, What Do You Do?” is an MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you…

So, What Do You Do? Sarah Kloze, Restorationist

April 02, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Sarah Kloze, Restorationist

“So, What Do You Do?” is an MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you sit up…

So, What Do You Do? Part 7: Monica Torres, Embalmer

March 26, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Part 7: Monica Torres, Embalmer

“So, What Do You Do?” is an MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you sit up…

So, What Do You Do? Part 6: Debbie Irwin, Voiceover artist

March 21, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Part 6: Debbie Irwin, Voiceover artist

“So, What Do You Do?” is an MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you…

So, What Do You Do? Part 5: Dr. Karen Holmberg, Volcanologist

March 15, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Part 5: Dr. Karen Holmberg, Volcanologist

“So, What Do You Do?” is an MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you sit up…

So, What Do You Do? Part 4: Carole Hopson, Airline Pilot

March 11, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Part 4: Carole Hopson, Airline Pilot

“So, What Do You Do?” is an MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you sit up…

So, What Do You Do? Part 3

February 28, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Part 3

“So, What Do You Do?” is a new MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you sit…

So, What Do You Do? Part 2

February 21, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Part 2

 “So, What Do You Do?” is a new MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make you sit…

So, What Do You Do? Part 1

February 14, 2019

So, What Do You Do? Part 1

“So, What Do You Do?” is a new MM series featuring extraordinary women in the kinds of jobs that make…

How 6 Professional Women Set Social Media Boundaries

August 17, 2018

How 6 Professional Women Set Social Media Boundaries

Social media can be a way to enhance our lives, or a major time suck. Here’s how six professional women navigate it.

6 Professional Women on Their Working Relationship with Social Media

July 06, 2018

6 Professional Women on Their Working Relationship with Social Media

To post, or not to post? We asked successful women about their relationship with social media at work.

6 Women on the Biggest Career Mistakes They’ve Made—and How They Survived

June 21, 2018

6 Women on the Biggest Career Mistakes They’ve Made—and How They Survived

These women suffered major setbacks—but also turned them into valuable lessons.

11 Women on the Worst Career Advice They Ever Received

May 31, 2018

11 Women on the Worst Career Advice They Ever Received

Not all career advice is created equal. Here are 11 “helpful” tips that were best ignored.

5 (More) Truths About Quitting Your Job to Travel the World

December 23, 2015

5 (More) Truths About Quitting Your Job to Travel the World

So you think you want to quit your job to travel? Sounds amazing. But don’t be fooled—it’s not all motorbike…

Quitting Your Job To Travel: 5 Truths From a Woman Who Did It

May 26, 2015

Quitting Your Job To Travel: 5 Truths From a Woman Who Did It

We all dream of flipping our desks over and taking a round-the-world adventure. Here’s one woman who actually did it (minus the desk-flipping).

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