March 24, 2023
Mentee Alum Romaissaa Benzizoune joins the next cohort of New York Times Fellows in Opinion Editing. Romaissaa starting writing Op Eds as a mentee at Girls Write Now in 2014. Since then, her work has been published by The New York Times, Teen Vogue, Buzzfeed, McSweeney’s, and more. Romaissaa has continued to enrich the Girls Write Now community as a teaching artist, emcee, and supporter. Read Romaissaa’s recommendations for places that young writers can pitch to here.