Chelsea-Lyn Rudder is an author, communications professional, journalist and blogger based in New York City. Her work has appeared on the Huffington Post, The Grio, and several other local publications. With a background in government and politics, she has worked for the New York City Council and on the campaigns of several elected officials. In 2009, she was named one of “The Most Beautiful People in NYC Politics” by City Hall Newspaper (now known as City and State). She is a member of the WNET, Channel Thirteen, Community Advisory Board and is an appointee to the Board of Trustees Education Committee the for the local PBS affiliate. She holds an M.S. in Global Affairs from New York University and a B.A. in Communications and Political Science from Pace University. Miss Rudder is a native of Rochester Hills, Michigan, and is a former Miss Michigan Teen USA. Her first book Ladylike Lessons: A Guide to Feminine Empowerment, Elegance and Etiquette, is available on Amazon.com .