Kristen is the Head Of Life at HuffPost. She was the founding editor of HuffPost's Food & Drink and Shopping verticals, and the Senior Editor of Style & Beauty. Previously she worked at Martha Stewart, Major League Baseball and the New York Yankees. She is a graduate of Barnard College at Columbia University and the French Culinary Institute in New York City. She's based in New York and was a finalist for a James Beard Foundation journalism award.