Katherine Plumhoff is a writer focused on covering gender, technology, and culture. She spent several years traveling and living in Latin America and now considers New York her home base. Her bylines have appeared in Bustle, Teen Vogue, HelloGiggles, and Slate. She's a big fan of community and carrot cake, and she's usually reading too many books at once. Stay in touch at katherineplumhoff.com and @kplumhoff.