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Thank you to the press for sharing the great work of the chess community through these outlets!

Chess Act Makes Her Next Big Move – Pittwire, 2018

Chess Can Be A Catalyst for Political Change – TedxPittsburgh Small Worlds, 2018

Chess Is The Great Uniter, Teen Says – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2018 (in print and online)

Chess Phenom To Host Pittsburgh Chess Conference – Pittsburgh Magazine, 2018

Pittsburgh Chess Conference, With A Civic Twist – The Incline, 2018

Teaching Kids Chess – Kidsburgh and KDKA’s Kristen Sorenson, 2018

This 18-Year-Old Wants More Girls To Play Chess, Then Change The World – TribLive, 2018

Featured in August 2018 Chess Life Magazine, various Ellis School St. Edmund’s Academy Alumni Magazines and Posts


I have been nominated for Advocate of the Year Award at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh!


Check out my spotlight in the new Ellis magazine! #morepowertoher


Listen to SLB Radio Saturday, September 23rd at 10:05 to hear me talk about my chess non-profit, The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute! Channel 21 on TV or 88.3 on the radio.


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