Melanie Coffee is an award-winning journalist and blogger based in Oslo, Norway. She worked with The Associated Press for more than 12 years as an editor and reporter in Chicago, Kansas City and St. Louis. As a freelance writer, her work has appeared in numerous publications including Take Part, The Huffington Post and Crain’s Chicago Business. She's also the founder of She'sWrite, a lifestyle blog that also touches on issues of race. You can also find her on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @sheswrite.