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Alice Leiter

Alice Leiter Freelance Writer Writing Washington, DC
About Alice
I am a former healthcare regulatory lawyer living in Washington, D.C. with my husband and four children: a 16-year-old step-son, 6-year-old son, 4-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son.

My career highlight to date is having been the editor-in-chief of the Stanford Daily newspaper; things have been largely downhill since then, as my eight years in a law firm were significantly less fun.

I took what I refer to as a "permanent maternity leave" after the birth of my youngest and embarked upon a year of professional soul-searching. The upshot? I've decided to rededicate myself to my first love: writing.

My hobbies include making fun of my family on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/alicebleiter/), watching Bravo, and wondering if people are mad at me.

If you don't have anything nice to say, come sit by me.

How many kids? Ages?

Ben / Male / 6 years old
Tess / Female / 4 years old
Shepard / Male / 2 years old

Interested In

Collaborating, Finding a Mentor, Mentoring, Networking

Words you live by/quotes you love

If you don't have anything nice to say, come sit by me.

What special skill, talent or gift would you like to give back to the community?

I think my greatest talent is my ability to be a good friend, and along with that goes what I hope is a witty sense of humor. I love making people laugh, and I take great joy in not taking myself or the role of "mother" too seriously. I can find humor in the darkest of corners, which hopefully brings light to others.

What is your biggest business challenge right now?

Marketing & Social Media

What is one thing that would be game-changing for your business right now?


Why do you want to be a part of heymama?

Launching a freelance career, especially with young children, is daunting in many ways, and I'm eager for support, mentorship and community. Heymama offers an abundance of each, and it is a true privilege to join such an incredible group of accomplished women.

xx Alice Leiter

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