Kaylen Ralph is an independent journalist and writer. She covers breaking news and politics for Teen Vogue and has contributed to online publications including Glamour, Refinery29, Girlboss and Rewire, among others. In 2013, she co-founded The Riveter Magazine.

Currently, Kaylen is co-editing an anthology of longform journalism featuring contemporary writing by women that is forthcoming from The Sager Group in Spring 2019. Born and raised in Rockford, IL, Kaylen currently calls Chicago home. 

Cover photo: Sarah Hrudka; Above photo: Victoria Campbell