Rebecca Grant is a freelance journalist who has published work in The Atlantic, Fast Company, Forbes, The Daily Dot, and others. She spent 2 years as a staff writer at VentureBeat reporting on the startup scene, as well as issues relating to social innovation and diversity in the tech industry. Before Venturebeat, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer, conducting an education project in rural Thailand. She has a B.A. from Cornell University.