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charity e. yoro
writing | marketing | facilitation
 

work + services

 
 

content writing & editing

Optimized website copy. Research, blog, and bio writing.

 

Relevant Client Work

Lei Palm: Brand + copywriting for new concept retail boutique.

epr publicity: Website headers + copy for PR agency site relaunch.

Aloha Friday : Website copy for multi-disciplinary studio specializing in brand and social media development.

Wild Feminine : Website copy + design + community management for global women’s collective.

Optical Underground: Brand + content strategy + UX testing for optical retailer.

Captain 401 (Human Interest) : Research + blog writing for retirement startup.

Monja : Research + blog writing for marketplace lending company.

 

digital marketing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community building. Email marketing. Social media management.

 

Relevant Client Work

Live A Lot Chocolate : Content creation + email marketing for superfood chocolate company.

Sattva Land : Website redesign + copywriting + social media management for holistic lifestyle center in Belize.

New Door Ventures : All marketing + communications + event management for the non-profit’s development team.

Wovin : Content creation (blog, email, video) + strategy for mission-driven business.


 

Women of Words : Manage the community of women-identified writers I founded in 2016. Web design + email + social media + events, and more.

HerMana : Co-produce a podcast for women artist-preneurs. Curate + edit interviews, design assets, and manage distribution.


 

portfolio

writing samples

 

Social Justice

Demanding More From Life: Jeremiah's Story (New Door Ventures)

College Credit: How U.S. university students are helping the underbanked build credit in their campus communities (Next Billion)

 

Finance 

The State of Federal Regulation in Marketplace Lending (MonJa)

What You Need to Know About the Retirement Crisis (Captain401)

 

 

 

Personal Essays

Why I Had A Closing Ceremony Ritual Instead Of A Breakup (The Huffington Post)

What I Found When I Lost My Job (Seeker Network)

Be (Career) Promiscuous (Womenalia) 

Dealing with Disappointment in the Developing World (Verge Magazine)

 

Travel + Lifestyle

24 Hours in Antananarivo (Selamta Magazine)

How Much Does it Cost to Study Abroad? (Go Overseas)

13 Insider Tips for Teaching English in South Korea (Go Overseas)

5 Tips to Finding Fabulous Frip (Verge Magazine)

 

White Papers + Proposals

Co-Author of The Campus Microfinance Institution, a white paper for Lend for America (2014)

Wrote USDA grant which funded the photovoltaic system of a client's organic farm for Island Pacific Energy (2009)

Wrote proposal that won funding from the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship & E-Business (2009)

 

Workshop Facilitation

Find Your Creative Flow: Mindful Movement + Creative Writing at the Yoga Shala of Portland (Aug 2018)

Write Outside The Lines: A Writing Playshop (Oct 2017)

Women of Words - A monthly gathering of women-identified writers in the Bay Area (ongoing)

My Life, My Legacy - Storytelling workshop for young artists in the Mission, SF (Jan 2017)


reviews

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Charity is organized, easy to work with, and most of all, talented. Her abilities go far beyond writing and she does amazing things with little input. You won’t be disappointed. A true gem.
— Darius, WOVIN
I was fortunate enough to work with Charity as her editor for several blog posts she wrote for Go Overseas and was very impressed with both the quality of her writing, the creativity with which she approached her topics, and her level of communication / collaboration.

She even went above and beyond creating graphics for one of her articles (which our editorial team had never required / requested from the start) and is credited with writing our single most successful blog post in terms of social (in the top 5 in terms of overall traffic) for 2015.
— Jessie, Asana
 
Charity has been a great help to our company. She creates valuable content for our marketing purposes. She’s always equipped with words to get the message across in the best way possible and her energy is so wonderful to be around.

If you’re looking for content creation, digital marketing, or someone to develop a creative idea with, she’s your person.
— Regina, Live A Lot Chocolate
 
Charity navigated my business partner and I through a seamless, high quality website design and kick off. We truly could not have done it without her expertise and guidance. Charity makes it easy to talk about ideas, adjustments, and updates; even if you are half way across the country. Not only does Charity kill it in the design and text arena, she’s just a darn great person to work with!
— Katherine, practique
 
Charity has been incredibly helpful with growing my business. She’s kept me up to speed with social media and marketing strategies that I would otherwise not have time to do. Charity is also very fun and easy to work with.
— Giovanna, A Purified Life
 
Charity is a phenomenal content creator. Not only is she a great writer, but she quickly nails down the voice of the project and writes fluently from the brand’s perspective. I’d hire her again in a heartbeat.
— Kyle, Fin
 
Charity has been a great resource helping create content for a startup in which everybody on the team was in Japan and I was the only one writing English newsletter content and social media posts. Her personality and energy keeps you at ease and excited as you work through creating engaging and interesting content.
— John, Infotech Associates
 
 

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