Mae McDowell was raised in Maryland, Japan, and South Korea. She graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Gender and Women’s Studies and a minor in Theatre. She is a writer, educator, and avid learner interested in various aspects of Black and Asian wellness and intersectional discourse. Mae created this space in order to express her personal thoughts and experiences as a young, millennial, mixed-race woman. While documenting and exploring her interests, she hopes to gain new insights about herself and the world around her.