author Macaela MacKenzie
author Macaela MacKenzie

Macaela Mackenzie

Macaela MacKenzie (she/her) is a freelance journalist and author covering women's equality in sports and culture. She is currently working on her first book on equal pay in sports and how women athletes are closing the gender gap. As a former senior editor of Glamour, she oversaw all health and wellness content, covering mental health and self-care, race and gender gaps in medicine, the fertility spectrum, and women's sexual wellness, and wrote four cover stories on Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Billie Jean King, and Simone Biles. Prior to her role at Glamour, Macaela was a freelance journalist with more than 2,000 bylines covering women's wellness for outlets including SELF, Women's Health, Forbes, Shape, Marie Claire, Elle, and Allure, among others. She graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism with degrees in journalism, sociology, and psychology. She currently lives in New York.
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