Jasmin Malik Chua

 
Jasmin Malik ChuaA 15-year veteran of the publishing industry, Jasmin joins Ecouterre as managing editor after a stint at TreeHugger writing about sustainable fashion and beauty. She has an M.S. in biomedical journalism from New York University, where she was a founding fellow of the literary reportage program, and a B.S. in animal biology from the National University of Singapore. In addition to stories published in online and print publications like Alive, Inhabitat, Plenty, The Huffington Post, and Sprig, Jasmin has been quoted as a green expert by such publications and outlets as The New York Times, BBC Radio, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and People. Jasmin was previously a copy editor for Computer Shopper and PRINT. (She still reads style guides for fun.)

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Benedict Cumberbatch Wants You to Give Up Your Clothes for Charity

Benedict Cumberbatch Wants You to Give Up Your Clothes for Charity

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PETA, Freedom of Animals Debut Luxury Vegan Backpack, Tote

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Pharrell, G-Star Raw Get “Happy” for Oceans at New York Fashion Week

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