Kimberly Zapata

Title: Writer and editor
Education: Temple University
  • Writer and editor with 10 years of experience
  • Founder of Greater Than Illness, a mental health advocacy organization


Kimberly Zapata is a writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience. She has held roles at Parents, Scary Mommy, O The Oprah Magazine, and more. Her work appears across several publications including Health, Healthline, Well + Good, the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Parade, and more.

Kimberly is the owner of Greater Than Illness, an organization which aims to empower children and young adults affected by mental illness.


Kimberly received her bachelor's degree in English from Temple University.

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