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Kibkabe Araya
Attended Columbia University
Lives in Los Angeles, CA
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Since I'm trying to become more of a social media strategist, everyone's been telling me about the power of LinkedIn. Apparently, it's so powerful Barbie had to join. 
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California Women's Conference highlights online media entrepreneurs
Last week, I volunteered at the 29th annual California Women's Conference . I wanted to go to the conference after meeting the event organizer and Women Network CEO Michelle Patterson at an Alliance for Women in Media speed mentoring event in March. The con...
Last week, I volunteered at the 29th annual California Women's Conference. I wanted to go to the conference after meeting the event organizer and Women Network CEO Michelle Patterson at an Alliance for Women in Media speed me...
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Giving up the freelance life
I'm breaking up with freelance journalism. It's not fulfilling me anymore, especially when I worked in newsrooms and should've received opportunities as a result. So I'm leaving it behind — for now. For my last freelance piece, I interviewed a web designer ...
I'm breaking up with freelance journalism. It's not fulfilling me anymore, especially when I worked in newsrooms and should've received opportunities as a result. So I'm leaving it behind — for now. For my last freelance pie...
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Want to search for online recipes in one place? Well, +Fitsme has you covered. The new startup grabs recipes from all over the web to fit with a user's specific diet whether it's #glutenfree , #paleo  or #vegetarian . 
With the rise in specific diets, more Americans are trying to supplement their diets with the right foods and mixing them in the right recipes. Fitsme finds recipes based on a user's diet, bringing...
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How to find the right name for a blog
When I started my blog three years ago, I thought I had the perfect name. I Googled it to make sure it wasn't taken, then I started publishing. Except it was the wrong name. Now, I'm looking to start a better blog with a better name, and these are some of t...
When I started my blog three years ago, I thought I had the perfect name. I Googled it to make sure it wasn't taken, then I started publishing. Except it was the wrong name. Now, I'm looking to start a better blog with a bett...
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Kellan Lutz and Olga Kurylenko wear eco-couture at Oscars 2014
Actors Kellan Lutz and Olga Kurylenko donned eco-couture at the 2014 Oscars as a part of showcasing up-and-coming designers' winning works for a contest created by Red Carpet Green Dress . Image: dailymail.co.uk . Quantum of Solace star Kurylenko wore a cor...
Actors Kellan Lutz and Olga Kurylenko donned eco-couture at the 2014 Oscars as a part of showcasing up-and-coming designers' winning works for a contest created by Red Carpet Green Dress. Image: dailymail.co.uk. Quantum of So...
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Pop news + eco news = +Kim Kardashian's +eBay store selling several pieces from eco-friendly designers and brands like +Stella McCartney and +Nike for charity. #ecofashion   #ecochic  
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People around the world participated in the 3rd March Against Monsanto Saturday to protest the +Monsanto Company, the leader in producing genetically modified foods, or GMO. Read what went down at the march in West Hollywood. 
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This past Sunday, moms from all over southern California came to learn about #nontoxic , #organic  and #natural  baby care products at the annual Pregnancy Awareness Month event. #pregnancy
Hundreds of expectant and new moms gathered at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica last Sunday to ring in May as Pregnancy Awareness Month and receive information on raising healthy children with the ...
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Looking at social media with the business eye
Social media has dramatically changed the communications landscape, and if you're not active on at least three networks, you could lose touch with people interested in your brand. Twitter For the past two years, Twitter has been my favorite social media net...
Social media has dramatically changed the communications landscape, and if you're not active on at least three networks, you could lose touch with people interested in your brand. Twitter For the past two years, Twitter has b...
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Becoming a blogpreneur
In 2005, I started blogging. It went nowhere. I began another unfocused blog on entertainment in 2008, and after over 100 posts, I killed it. My current blog, born in 2010, needed a facelift, but after researching my options, I'm leaning toward a major remo...
In 2005, I started blogging. It went nowhere. I began another unfocused blog on entertainment in 2008, and after over 100 posts, I killed it. My current blog, born in 2010, needed a facelift, but after researching my options,...
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How another sympathetic rejection inspired me to move
The sympathetic rejection. I've received several of these via email or phone call over the years when I was in the top five or four or three or two applicants in an interview process to get a permanent, full-time job as a reporter. Every time, the job went ...
The sympathetic rejection. I've received several of these via email or phone call over the years when I was in the top five or four or three or two applicants in an interview process to get a permanent, full-time job as a rep...
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Very nice, hope things work out in LA for you! I'm inspired to move back to LA now! After living there for about 15 years, I moved to a small town up north... Guess what? I have gotten lots of similar responses where it seems they either look for a "female" or a younger person... But, LA is waiting... 
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Digital editor at enviro|nosh and freelance multimedia journalist
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Check out my e-zine at: environosh.com. Find my work at: kibkabearaya.com. Find my e-book at: itunes.com. Follow me at twitter.com/kibkabe. Like me on facebook.com/kibkabearaya. Connect with me on linkedin.com/in/kibkabe.
Education
  • Columbia University
    Journalism
    Masters
  • Spelman College
    Environmental Policy
    Bachelors
  • Barnard College
    Environmental Policy
    Domestic exchange
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