Adina is the communications coordinator for a trade association in DC and is also a freelance writer. She received her B.A. in communication with a minor in sociology from Virginia Tech and went on to earn her M.A. in print journalism from American University's School of Communication. She enjoys learning and writing community news with a focus on ethnic culture. She has written articles for the Empower Magazine, the Washingtonpost.com, New America Media and other media outlets. Adina currently lives and writes in Silver Spring, MD.