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Dorian Smith-Garcia
Dorian Smith-Garcia

Writing since Jun 2023 • 31 stories contributed

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Dorian Smith-Garcia is a New York-based international marketer turned commerce, health, beauty, bridal, international and family travel, and multicultural parenting writer and a Millennial mom. She can always find a reason to shop, especially when taking a “desk break” between writing articles. Having experience in both pregnancy and parenthood, along with a love for beauty, tech, and fashion, she approaches her recommendations with authenticity. Before pivoting to writing in 2018, Dorian worked as a marketing consultant for international clients with an emphasis in Japan. She represented major label and indie artists, helping to distribute their music into the Americas as well as supported touring opportunities for them. Dorian transitioned to writing after the birth of her child because she wanted to be a present parent. Highlights: Dorian’s bylines include Parents, Health.com, Travel + Leisure, Healthline, Glowsly, Forbes Vetted, GadgetReview, Nylon, Fatherly, ScaryMommy, Bustle, and more. She worked as a marketing consultant for international clients with an emphasis in Japan, representing and assisting major label and indie artists enter the Americas. When she’s not sharing parental wisdom or highlighting the latest deals, you’ll find her making any excuse to use her passport, spending time with her family, gardening, and brushing up on foreign languages. Follow Dorian on Instagram: @theantibridezilla Follow Dorian on TikTok: @themelaninmamifiles
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