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Katherine J. Igoe

Writer, Editor

Location icon United States

I'm passionate about telling interesting stories. Bylines: Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Harper's Bazaar, Prevention, Women's Health, Town and Country, O, The Oprah Magazine, Delish, Apartment Therapy, Elle UK, MSN, NBC Boston, BostInno.

Portfolio

Recently Published

Women's Health
01/26/2019
Demi Lovato Offers Supportive Message To Bebe Rexha Over Inclusive Fashion

Demi Lovato's always been a body-positive advocate. And so it was only natural that she would have some super-supportive words for Bebe Rexha, who took the fashion industry to task in an Instagram video, saying she was "too big" for a number of design houses to dress her.

Caught In Dot
11/26/2018
Pot shops are coming: Here's what you need to know

Two years after Massachusetts voted to legalize pot, we're finally starting to see the first marijuana stores open their doors for recreational buyers. From edibles to joints, from flowers to vaporizers, it's a lot to learn if you're unfamiliar.

Medium
08/05/2018
A Love Letter to Hans Gruber

I first saw Die Hard as a teen living in England during the early 2000s. Immediately, it was the most beautiful thing I’d ever seen.

Client Work

Facing History and Ourselves
05/01/2019
Annual Report

I contributed to the writing and editing of Facing History's 2018 Annual Report, including interviewing subject matter experts and highlighting success stories of civics in U.S. classrooms.

Perkins School for the Blind
10/24/2018
Understanding the World Through STEM

Perkins School for the Blind has been teaching math and science in some form for over 180 years, but they’ve evolved critically since then. Today, a STEM education curriculum helps students integrate into a technology-driven world. This recent emphasis on process and practicality may be new for some, but not Perkins.

Technology Review
04/25/2018
Winning New Opera Audiences

Dancer, choreographer, set designer, director, and producer (as well as mom to three kids, including Ansel Elgot), Grethe Barrett Holby is a force of nature.

CollegeVine
07/24/2017
Emotional Readiness and How to Obtain It

In a recent New York Times article, Alina Tugend spotlights the term "emotional readiness." Students who possess emotional readiness will be well-prepared for success in college. Those who don't may face issues in college that "can lead to students' lives' unraveling."

Harvard Medical School
12/14/2016
The "Angelina Jolie" Effect

Pop culture icons can influence our fashion choices, dietary habits and brand preferences, but can they also influence our medical decisions? The answer is a resounding yes, according to a new study analyzing the rates of genetic testing for breast cancer in the aftermath of Angelina Jolie's 2013 op-ed piece in The New York Times.

Slice of MIT
10/28/2015
How MIT Prepared Me for Dropbox

Drew Houston has become the co-founder and CEO of Dropbox, the file hosting service with 400 million users to date. But he still says that his time at MIT was more challenging.

Multimedia

MIT
Capital Campaign

I wrote, edited, and contributed to social posts and graphics to kick off and promote notable MIT achievements and inventions in association with the $5 billion campaign.

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