Amber Scorah is a writer in Brooklyn, NY. She has been published in The New York Times, USA Today, Gothamist.com, and Believer magazine. Amber became a parental leave advocate after the loss of her son Karl on his first day in childcare, and was named one of the 100 most influential people in Brooklyn culture by Brooklyn Magazine.
Before coming to New York City, Amber lived in Shanghai, where she was creator and host of the podcast "Dear Amber--The Insider's Guide to Everything China," one of iTunes' Top 10 Podcasts of 2008. Amber is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
Here's a video of her when she was living in China.