Roohi Choudhry was born in Pakistan and grew up in southern Africa and the middle east. As a creative writer who worked for more than a decade in data analysis and social research, she is passionate about helping people use left-brain systems alongside right-brain intuition. Awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in 2015, her writing has appeared in Ploughshares, Callaloo, Longreads, and the Kenyon Review, among others. She holds degrees in economics and marketing research as well as an MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan. She now teaches fiction and memoir in New York City and online. Find out more at brooklynstani.com.