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Mum of one teenage boy, near Leighton Buzzard, Beds. Born and raised in the Home Counties, Naomi has explored much of London, along with Beds, Herts and Bucks, with her son and husband. When she’s not driving to various skateparks around the UK, Naomi loves finding somewhere new to explore or a new activity they can all try.

Kate is based in Yorkshire but is a real adventurer who loves to travel around the far-flung corners of the globe. She's also a big fan of bright colours, animals, cartoons and novelty environments which helps her sniff out the best child-friendly destinations for Kidadl.

Rachel grew up in Switzerland and currently lives in north-west London. She is an avid reader, writer, and a real foodie and loves discovering new hotspots and trendy places to go in the city. She also enjoys planning days out for her family, she especially loves taking her little cousins swimming and to the park. When she has some free time she loves going to concerts, baking, or visiting her family at their home in Essex. She can sometimes be found travelling a bit further than Essex and loves meticulously planning and researching a trip before heading off to explore new places in Europe and further afield.

Laura grew up in London and loved special family trips out to the theatre, Science Museum and all of the city's wonderful parks. She loves travelling, writing, drawing, exploring new art exhibitions and finding the best food and drink spots in the capital! At Kidadl, Laura handles our social media channels and is part of the busy brief writing team, creating the blueprints for the diverse range of articles you'll find across the site. She also dabbles in graphic design pieces for Kidadl's Instagram and writing blog articles full of family fun herself.

Sam grew up in Leeds, where he currently lives. Trips to museums all around the country when he was younger sparked his love for all things to do with history, which he is now studying at university; he considers himself a bona fide history buff. He enjoys exploring new places, music, and eating vegan food.

Although originally from the Midlands, and trained as a biochemist, Matt has somehow found himself writing about London for a living. He's a former editor and long-time contributor to Londonist.com and has written several books about the capital. He's also the father of two preschoolers.

Emily has lived in London for ten years, and still loves discovering new places to explore in the capital with her two little brothers. She loves all things lifestyle and fashion, she is a fashion designer and artist, as well as working with arts charities to facilitate workshops and outreach on crafts, fashion, and design for children with special needs and children with difficult home lives who might otherwise not have access, from toddlers to teenagers. Emily is also a trained life coach and loves talking and writing about general wellness, mindfulness and healthy relationships.

Born and living in London, Cheryl loves fun family trips to museums, art galleries, the theatre and city parks with her two kids, 11 and 6. She's a bookworm who also loves nature, cycling, drawing, and checking out the very best local foodie spots!

Originally from Chicago, Yael has lived in the UK for 30 years raising seven kids and typically juggling a full time job. Her parenting style is an extension of her sense of adventure, curiosity, need for excitement and pursuit of life-long learning. Loving life as an entrepreneur and frequent world traveller, Yael most enjoys the creature comforts of home and family and loves nothing more than having all the kids in the kitchen at once, baking, cooking and being together.

Jo is a longtime friend of Kidadl, and something of an education expert. As a former primary school teacher turned leadership entrepreneur, this mum-of-twins believes that childhoods are happiest when spent learning without boundaries.

Karen is a home educating Mum and startup entrepreneur. She embarked upon a home educating journey with her son, who was unfulfilled at school. Karen claims to have borrowed some of the innovation and courage that working in the world of startups produces, in order to find a style of learning that most suits the neurological makeup of her son.

Dr Gail Sinitsky is a leading child counselling psychologist and the founder of Young and Mighty, a social enterprise with a mission to nurture children's mental health.

Gabi is a Digital Content Creator and Family Blogger. Gabi is Brazilian, living in Hertfordshire and commuting into London for work. In her account @gabigandolfini you can find travel tips and days out inspiration with her 2 kids aged 2 and 5 (and her dog Cookie Monster!). Gabi also has a second account, a blog and YouTube channel with Disneyland Paris travel tips - @gabismagicalworld and search Gabi Gandolfini on Youtube for the best Disney travel hacks for parents.

Ritwik has a bachelor's degree in English from Delhi University. His degree developed his passion for writing, which he has continued to explore in his previous role as a content writer for PenVelope and his current role as a content writer at Kidadl. In addition to this, he has also completed CPL training and is a licensed commercial pilot!

Aritra is our dedicated content creator who doesn’t stop at writing. He is a sports enthusiast, photographer, video editor, and travel buff who brings the best of creativity and research in all his articles. Currently, in his final year of Bachelor’s of English, he has worked on varied types of content, from social media to websites to blogs and more. Apart from English, he is well-versed in Bengali and Japanese. Always ready to take on new challenges, Aritra seeks opportunities where he can step out of his comfort zone and try something new.

Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from West Bengal State University - Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College and a Master’s Degree in English Language and Literature from Calcutta University, Prasenjit is not only hardworking but also possesses an exceptionally creative mind. He’s worked as a freelance content writer since 2017 and has gained the required skills to ensure cohesive and coherent copy. To ensure that he keeps challenging his creativity and honing his skills, Prasenjit completed the Introduction to Creative Writing Course from British Council. When he’s not working, you might find him writing poetry or engaging in other creative pursuits.

Isn’t it great to have someone on the team who is always ready to learn and a great mentor? Meet Anamika, an aspiring educator and a learner who makes the best of her skills and potential to make her team and organization grow. She has finished her graduation and post-graduation in English and even earned a Bachelor’s of Education from Amity University, Noida. Because of her constant urge to learn and grow, she has been a part of many projects and programs, which have helped her hone her writing and editing skills.

Shubhangi is a graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism from the reputed Institute Of Language Studies And Applied Social Sciences. During her time at university, she represented Sardar Patel University at West Zones Youth Festival 2020 and 2022 for the General Knowledge quiz competition, where she secured first place. She’s an experienced freelance content writer who has worked with Paradox News, Hamsafar Weddings, Skillenhanced, ElegenceWorld, and Mega Versity in content writing and digital marketing. Shubhangi loves talking about India and Indian culture when she's not working.

Dynamic and creative, Sachi has worked as a freelance content writer for the past year. She prides herself on her SEO-optimized content in healthcare, technology, and digital marketing. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the reputed KML Vatsalya College, Vidisha. Her education and experience working at Gyanberry Study Abroad Consultants have equipped her with the ability to write unique quality content. Sachi enjoys learning and upskilling herself when she's not working and has earned certifications like Google Digital Garage: Fundamentals of Digital Marketing and a Content Writing Secrets from Udemy.

For Koushik, writing is all about how much fun you can have with the subject matter. A young and passionate content writer, he brings experience in social media content, SEO best practices, an understanding of Word Press and other CMS platforms, and research-driven content to his role at Kidadl. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Calcutta University and is currently pursuing his Master’s in the same. Over his two-year-long career, he’s interned at online platforms like Jiomartshop.com, Gamzo.in, Esctacycoffee.com, and Wellversed.in, to name a few. Versatile and creative, Koushik is excited to be part of the Kidadl family.

For Ritika, working means achieving her set targets promptly and ensuring efficiency in the responsibilities she’s been entrusted with. That, according to her, is key to a successful professional life. A determined, analytical thinker, Ritika is a reliable team player. A graduate of Bachelor's of Commerce (Honors) from the Mata Sundri College For Women, Delhi, she’s currently pursuing her MBA from the School Of Management and Entrepreneurship at IIT Jodhpur. During her undergraduate course, she was awarded Student Project of the year by INSC for her academic research project on Psychological Stress, Antecedents, and Analysis for Undergraduates. She was also among the All India Top-50 percentile in the National Financial Literacy Assessment Test (NCFE-NFLAT). In her free time, Ritika enjoys reading fictional novels and content writing.

For Sriparnika, working is all about that chemistry–finding that balance between her professional and personal life. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science with a Chemistry (Honors) from Amity University, Calcutta, and a Master’s degree in Physical Chemistry from the renowned Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta, Sriparnika brings with her just the suitable composition for a successful career in content writing. Before Kidadl, she interned with Team Everest NGO to develop an English curriculum for economically backward students of various state boards. She also worked with Chegg.Inc as a subject matter expert. If that’s not all, she’s also gone on to get certified in content writing from Internshala, did a 6-week certified online course in photography under Sudhir Shivram, and a 6-week certified online course on the basics of Web Development from Internshala.

This content writer and public relations professional brings over 10 years of rich and varied experience to his role at Kidadl. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from Calcutta University and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Public Relations from Cardiff University, UK. With impressive skills like Strategic communications, Client servicing, Spokesperson Profiles, Proofreading, and Editing under his belt, Rudrashish is an achiever in his own right. What’s more, he’s a skilled musician who passed his first, second, and third year in Vocal Classical music, with a distinction in second year from Allahabad University. He has even been known to volunteer, having worked with AMURT (Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team) in relief work across West Bengal and Assam.

We are proud to have Ada on our team, a passionate and dedicated writer who dreams of changing the world of journalism. As an undergraduate Multimedia and Mass Communication student, she is already halfway through her goal. She looks forward to connecting with people and having interesting conversations with them. Her impressive set of strengths includes communication, listening, interpersonal, and adaptability skills. She is well-versed in English and German. Even though she has just started her career as a writer, her hard work and dedication are testimony to her brilliance.

When it comes to skill, experience is the best teacher. And for Priyanshu, a rich experience despite short stints at various organizations has given him a platform to learn and hone his skills. Being a data science and business analyst with experience in business development and technical content curation, he isn’t afraid to try new things and grow within a role. He believes in going for gold. Through belief in his philosophy, he bagged Gold at the Nisarg Marathon at the Nisarg Swasthya Sanstha, Powai, in April 2020. He also takes pride in learning to play the guitar by watching tutorials on YouTube. With excellent communication, data analytical, and presentation skills, he is an impressive member of the Kidadl family.

With an eye for detail and a penchant for listening and counseling, Sakshi is not your average content writer. Having worked primarily in the education space, she is well-versed and up-to-date with developments in the e-learning industry. She’s an experienced academic content writer and has even worked with Mr. Kapil Raj, a professor of the History of Science at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (The School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences) in Paris. She enjoys traveling, painting, embroidery, listening to soft music, reading, and the arts during her time off.

Energetic and enthusiastic, Satyapriya brings with her a wealth of experience in the field of content writing and management. Armed with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Commerce, (International Business/Trade/Commerce), she’s received one of the highest honors, the Prathiba Award, bestowed on students with an outstanding academic record. Adept at content development, social media management and SEO, Satyapriya is a self-starter and detail-oriented team player. Apart from her interest in content development, she’s interested in public speaking, public relations, and creative writing.

A trained teacher, Sumita decided to venture into the world of freelance content as a way to challenge herself and grow in her career. After earning her Master’s Degree in History, she went on to earn a second Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Indira Gandhi National Open University. Since then, Sumita has taught history in various reupted schools in Patna. Her foray into content has seen her work with various academic projects on topics related to history, environmental science, sociology, healthcare and ethics, to name a few. At Kidadl, she ensures she meets her deadlines, is detailed oriented and a team player.

For Ishita, the foundation of her success is asking all the right questions, and trying out new ways to do her job. A student of journalism and mass communication, she’s earned her Master’s Degree from Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, and has challenged her abilities ever since. From working as an assistant choreographer, to writing scripts for YouTube videos, anchoring, and even dabbling in acting, she’s always up for a challenge. With experience in writing on diverse topics like blockchain and cryptocurrency, healthcare, Ayurveda and herbal remedies, she’s proved her versatility in more ways than one. A pink belt self-defence trainer, a classical dancer, and an environmetalist, Ishita makes for a fun, eager, and motivated member at Kidadl.

Energetic, analytical, and with a keen sense of adventure, Saksham is a reliable team member at Kidadl. A student pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Technology from Maharaja Agrasen Information Technology, he’s all about learning from his experiences. With a knack for trading, Saksham is not your typical undergrad. Known for his communication, content writing, creativity, reasoning, management and organizational skills, he’s a fast learner and a great team player. What’s more, he’s a talented athlete who’s managed to secure second place at the Interzonal Carrom Competition, as well as third and fourth place at the All India Volleyball Competition for two consecutive years. When he’s not out on his next adventure, you’ll find him playing a sport, painting, or picking up a new skill.

With a passion for the written word, it was only a matter of time before Paridhi channeled her enthusiasm into a career as a writer. Her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from St. Bede's College, Shimla, took her further down that literary road where she dived head first into poetry and all things content. Alongside her freelance work as a content writer and editor, she’s pursuing a master’s degree with specialized courses in English. An avid reader, Paridhi has also published two poems titled, ‘The Penman's Diary’. When she’s not busy with her many creative pursuits, you’ll find her organizing Women’s Day activities, or leading various discussions on published books and novels. A trained Kathak dancer, Paridhi believes it’s important to always put your heart and soul into whatever you do.

You don’t have to do or say much to make a noise. For Aryan, his hard work and efforts are enough to make the world notice. He’s not one to quit, no matter the hurdle in front of him. Currently pursuing his Bachelor’s in Management Studies (Hons. Marketing) from St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata, Aryan has taken up freelance work to help hone his skill and hain the corporate exposure he believes will bolster his credibility. A creative and talented individual, his work includes creating well-researched and SEO-friendly content that’s engaging and informative.

Tanya always had a knack for writing which encouraged her to be a part of several editorials and publications across print and digital media. During her school life, she was a prominent member of the editorial team at the school newspaper. While studying economics at Fergusson College, Pune, India, she got more opportunities to learn details of content creation. She wrote various blogs, articles, and essays that garnered appreciation from readers. Continuing her passion for writing, she accepted the role of a content creator, where she wrote articles on an array of topics. Tanya’s write-ups reflect her love for traveling, learning about new cultures, and experiencing local traditions.

Keerthana is a spectacular writer who loves baking and reading in her free time. She completed her B.E. in Electrical and Electronics from Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College. Soon after, she decided to explore a different career path and tried her hands at Content Marketing. Thanks to her reading, she turned out to be pretty good at it and decided to stick with the profession. She joined GetMyUni for the role of Content Marketing Specialist. During her two years of experience with the company, she got hands-on experience in content optimization, SEO, Google Analytics, editing, and other aspects of Digital Marketing. She is loved for her vibrant personality and fantastic team efforts. Keerthana believes that challenging situations bring out the best in her.

If someone on our team is always keen to learn and grow, then it has to be Arpitha. She realized that starting early would help her gain an edge in her career, so she applied for internship and training programs before graduation. By the time she completed her B.E. in Aeronautical Engineering from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology in 2020, she had already gained much practical knowledge and experience. Arpitha learned about Aero Structure Design, Product Design, Smart Materials, Wing Design, UAV Drone Design, and Development while working with some leading companies in Bangalore. She has also been a part of some notable projects, including Design, Analysis, and Fabrication of Morphing Wing, where she worked on new age morphing technology and used the concept of corrugated structures to develop high-performance aircraft, and Study on Shape Memory Alloys and Crack Analysis Using Abaqus XFEM that focused on 2-D and 3-D crack propagation analysis using Abaqus.

Mansi has always been intrigued by the digital world and has enjoyed surfing the internet. After completing her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, she decided to step into digital marketing and learn about content, social media, and SEO marketing. She started her career as a Content Writer, a role that allowed her to make the best of her creative and research skills. Her first job was as a Digital Content Creator at Loan Klub, New Delhi, where she wrote high-quality blogs. After that, she joined Fiverr, where her job involved extensive research, uploading images, and writing and editing content. With her professional growth, Mansi acquired video editing, audience engagement, SEO, and copywriting knowledge.

Nidhi is a professional content writer who has been associated with leading organizations, such as Network 18 Media and Investment Ltd., giving the right direction to her ever-curious nature and rational approach. She decided to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism & Mass Communication, which she proficiently completed in 2021. She got acquainted with video journalism during graduation and started as a freelance videographer for her college. Moreover, she has been a part of volunteer work and events throughout her academic career life. Now, you can find her working for the content development team at Kidadl, giving her valuable input and producing excellent articles for our readers.

Jaba has more than six years of experience in Content Writing and Editing. Before starting her career in writing, Jaba obtained her Bachelor in Science degree from Lucknow University and a Master’s in Business Administration degree with a specialization in Finance from the Institute of Environment & Management, Lucknow. Her meticulous approach and creative mind motivated her to venture into content, so she joined EventTraveler Pvt. Ltd as a Website Content Writer and Backend Admin. During her six years of association with the company, she gained a fair understanding of creating web pages, writing and editing content, and conducting in-depth web research. Bringing her expertise and extensive experience to Kidadl, Jaba now creates research-oriented articles for us.

Arbina takes pride in her detail-oriented and research-based writing skills, which reflects well in her high-quality content. She is armed with a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Hislop College and an MBA degree with a specialization in Human Resources from DY Patil Institute of Management Studies. She has also obtained content writing certification from Udemy, where she got insights into the field. She started her career with MOIL (Manganese Ore India Ltd.) as an HR Trainee. After working with the company for two years, Arbina accepted the role of an HR Executive at Unisoft Technologies. She stepped forward and joined Webakruti Pvt Ltd as an HR Coordinator and Content Writer. This job gave a new direction to her career as she decided to work as a dedicated Content Writer at Affinco and Kidadl.

Dr. Kaveri Tandon is not your typical freelance writer. With a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Panjab University, she brings with her years of academia and experience in various policies that govern India. Before working with Kidadl, she’s worked as an Assistant professor in the Department of Politics and Leadership at the School of Creative Liberal Education, Jain, Bangalore, and taught Criminology, Law and Order, Indian Penal Code, and Indian Constitution, among others through Police Administration discipline at Government College for Girls, Sector- 11, Chandigarh. With several academic projects and publications to her name, Kaveri is an agile, dedicated, and versatile part of the Kidadl team.

An enthusiastic learner and a great team player, Theekshitha is an adept article writer at Kidadl. Her hobbies are as interesting as her personality and include traveling, soccer, swimming, baking, cooking, writing, hiking, birding, wildlife conservation, and gardening. Theekshitha is a pluviophile, and we are sure this love for rain is a true inspiration for her beautiful writing. She is an Indra Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. Deciding to upskill herself during her academic journey, she started working as a teacher at Sholai School (CLOAAT). After a year, she switched to freelance content writing and joined KCFPCL as a content writer.

For Babalola, work is synonymous with creativity. It doesn’t matter whether he’s creating content on working on digital marketing strategies, he believes in giving whatever he’s been tasked with 100%. A student of B.Tech, Building at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, Babalola is dedicated, deadline-driven, with a keen interest in SEO-best practices that ensure his content has an extensive but organic reach. When he’s not busy writing or playing around with various AI tools, you’ll find him working as a campus ambassador for Side Hustle's youth empowerment internship program or developing engaging content for the students of the faculty for EDEMSA Editorial Board, Executives of the governing body of the faculty of Environmental Design and Management in Obafemi Awolowo University.

Saumya’s motto is to keep learning, which she does with hard work, and growing the skills that can only come from being exposed to new challenges daily. A bachelor’s in Arts from D. G. College, Kanpur, she’s currently pursuing her master’s degree while being a freelance content writer. A trained flight attendant, Saumya has also earned a Diploma in Aviation, Hospitality, and Travel Management from Frankfinn Institute of air-hostess training. If that’s not all, she’s worked as an English language trainer with multiple institutes in India. She has even written for many reputed news outlets, including The Times of India, Kanpur. On weekends, you’ll find her listening to music or audiobooks, reading, or surfing the internet.

Nissy believes she can leverage her skills as a content specialist to establish a rewarding career and meet various organizational objectives. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology from Jawaharlal College of Engineering and Technology, Palakkad, this subject matter expert has proven to be an asset time and again. Her work as a freelance content writer has made her adept at creating SEO-friendly content, social media posts, blogs, flyers, and brochures. A skilled communicator, Nissy has exceptional research and editing skills, making her content engaging and informative.

Ambitious and creative, this entrepreneur and creative writer is not afraid to challenge himself. With a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Application from Birla Institute of Technology, Jaipur, he co-founded Roughapple.com, an e-commerce website to sell various products and merchandise. Simultaneously, he took up freelance content writing as a way to hone his skills and test his creativity. Today, he’s adept at content writing, creating blog posts, developing content for websites, writing product descriptions, and landing page content as well as editing articles.

Business analyst, operations manager, and digital marketeer are just some of the hats that Jeni wears. With a Bachelor's of Commerce from Navgujarat College, Gujarat University, she looks for newer ways to challenge herself and grow in her career. Jeni is a team player and dedicated resource who is enthusiastic, hard-working, and self-motivated. During her career, she’s developed skills like content writing, digital marketing, research and analysis, lead generation, business development, and client coordination, to name a few. When she’s not working, you’ll find her spending quality time with her husband, family, and friends.

When you ask Hia what the most critical aspect of content writing is, she’ll tell you that it is understanding your target audience. This mindset sets her content apart and enables her to deliver clear, concise, and engaging articles. A highly organized individual, Hia is interested in modern literature, mythology, and learning languages. In an attempt to learn and grow, she’s taken up learning a foreign language and can speak four languages–English, Hindi, Bengali, and German. Currently pursuing her Bachelor in Science with a major in economics mathematics from Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru, she spends her weekends, watching movies, listening to music, and hanging out with her friends.

Sampurna is a prolific writer committed to delivering high-quality and optimized content. She completed her graduation in economics from Midnapore College and obtained a Master’s Degree in Economics from Vidyasagar University, West Bengal. To upskill herself, she acquired a certificate in digital marketing and even became well-versed in Korean and German languages. Sampurna has been working as a private tutor for more than four years. She has gained experience as a search engine evaluator and is also an exam proctor at a leading institute.

Marshaneil’s motto is to keep learning new things daily and keep an open mind when new opportunities present themselves. An experienced content writer and a lecturer from Kolkata, India, she has worked with many reputed companies as a content writer and editor specializing in health and education. She has also worked as a lecturer in reputed colleges. She has taught journalism and mass communication, and communicative English at the undergraduate level and media management at the post-graduate level. With strong leadership qualities and organizational skills, she’s proven to be a talented and dependable writer at Kidadl.

A passionate sportsman, Mahershi is enthusiastic, energetic, and eager to prove himself. An active participant in various extracurriculars, he’s been the head of Admatas and other drama competitions in school, the vice captain of his school cricket team, the treasurer of his schools’s drama, as well as headed the organising committee for various school and college festivals. He’s currently pursuing Bachelor’s in Business Administration from JD Birla Institute - Department Of Management. A skilled communicator, he’s a freelance writer with a keen interest in SEO, digital marketing and lead generation.

Patience possesses exceptional content marketing skills and is proficient in digital marketing, including graphic designing, social media marketing, keyword research, copywriting, and customer retention. She is an influential and effective contributor to our organization’s substantial growth. Patience has a B.Sc. in Biology from Ahmadu Bello University and is also certified in content creation/copywriting and internet technology fundamentals. She is a bookworm and sports enthusiast. She has more than seven years of professional experience under her belt. She worked as a customer service representative, where she successfully generated more than a thousand leads and increased customer retention rates.

With a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Application from New Horizon College, and PG Diploma in Graphic Design from Arena Animation, Gincy fancies herself a visual storyteller. And she’s not wrong. With a skillset like branding design, digital imaging, layout design, and print and digital content writing, Gincy dons many hats and she wears them well. She believes that creating content and clear communication is an art form, and she continually strives to perfect her craft. At Kidadl, she’s engaged in producing well-researched, factually-correct, and error-free copy that employs SEO-best practices to ensure organic reach.