Zoe Yu Gilligan

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New York, NY
LIM College
Arts & Culture, Beauty & Fashion, Gender & Race
  • Zoe is an avid traveler who loves to explore new places and learn about different cultures.
  • As a New Yorker, she's a "Let's just walk there!" aficianado, no matter the distance.
  • Besides writing, she also works in strategy and communications for various brands across beauty, fashion, and food/beverage.


Zoe began her writing career at age 19 for publications like i-D, Vice, and The Cut. Focusing on marginalized communities within arts and culture writing, her work spans in-depth features and long-form criticism. She covers wellness, beauty, fashion, and more for Women.com.


Zoe received a Bachelor of Science in media studies at LIM College in New York City.

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