Elizabeth Daley is a New York City native and full-time freelance writer who relocated to Pittsburgh in search of a better life. Her work has appeared in print or online with Reuters, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, Al Jazeera and numerous San Francisco Bay Area publications. She keeps her master's degree in American Studies under the bed and has been called "brave" by at least two people. Her commitment to journalism began at age 12 when she randomly interviewed the tag-team of Bob Dole and Newt Gingrich. Her bucket list includes writing a billboard.
Lost in Translation: Communicating Beyond Verbal Language Presented by Project Literacy American Sign Language provides an additional element of communication for the deaf.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Presented by Project Literacy Images and gestures are still the closest things we have to a universal language.
Why We Might Need an App to Save Us from Our Smartphones Presented by Progressive The average smartphone user picks up his or her device 1,500 times per week.
Why Protecting the Night From Light Pollution Is Good for Our Health Presented by Progressive 80 percent of people have never seen the Milky Way.