Savala Nolan Education: University of California, Berkeley—School of Law, J.D., New York University, B.A. in Independent Studies Savala Nolan is an author and lecturer. Her book, Don't Let It Get You Down: Essays on Race, Gender and the Body was published by Simon & Schuster in July 2021. She and her writing about race, gender, and culture have been featured in the New York Times Book Review, Vogue, Time, NPR, Harper's Magazine, the Huffington Post, Forbes, and more. She is executive director of the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice at UC Berkeley School of Law. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.