Lisa Whitmore

Title: Writer
Education: Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University
  • Freelance writer and editor for more than 20 years


Lisa Whitmore is a writer and editor with more than 20 years of experience. Most recently, she served as a beauty and health editor for Real Simple magazine. She has held roles at publications including Marie Claire, Glamour, CosmoGIRL, and more.

Lisa is also a longtime educator, having taught English and journalism to high school students for several years. She serves on the Middletown board of education.


Lisa received her bachelor's degree in English from Mount Holyoke College. She then went on to earn her master's degree in English Education from Teachers College at Columbia University.

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