Co-Director Erin Chan Ding
Erin is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Detroit Free Press, Chicago Magazine, Fit Pregnancy Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald and other publications. She also writes speeches and stories for nonprofit organizations and has edited and fact-checked travel books. Erin is a past board member of AAJA-Chicago and AAJA-Michigan and is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She graduated in 2003 from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and lives in the Chicago area with her husband and two children.
Co-Director Ellen Lee
Ellen is a business and technology reporter in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her writing has appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle, Working Mother, Family Circle, CNBC.com and other local and national publications. A longtime member of AAJA, Ellen has served as a national board member and chapter president, among other roles.