Technical Writing

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Deborah Levine

Deborah Levine is an award-winning author, blogger, editor, and technical writer. Brought up in British Bermuda, Deborah immigrated to America where she received multiple degrees in culture-related fields and began her writing career. Headquartered in Chattanooga, she writes, teaches, and publishes her work locally and globally.

About Deborah . . .

… AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR: Recipient of a national press association award for leadership guides on cultural diversity and cross-cultural expertise: Inspire Your Inner Global Leader, Matrix Model Management System, and Going Southern: The No-Mess Guide to Success in the South which was featured on CSPAN. Her religious diversity guide, Teaching Curious Christians about Judaism, was taken to Vatican City as a gift for Pope Francis. See the BOOKSTORE for a full listing of her books.
… EDITOR: Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the American Diversity Report (ADR) with readers across the US and in more than 40 countries. She recruits/edits dozens of writers and bloggers. Deborah received the 2013 Champion of Diversity Award from
… BLOGGER & JOURNALIST: Deborah became a blogger with The Huffington Post in 2012. She has been a reporter/community correspondent for The Chattanooga Times Free Press, The Chattanooga News Chronicle, and has been published in magazines around the world.
. . . SPEECH & SCRIPT WRITER: Deborah served as a speech writer for the Dean of Southern Adventist University/School of Business. She also writes scripts for videos including, Living Memories, a Holocaust teaching video.
… TECHNICAL WRITER: Deborah began her technical writing career in 1969 as a research correspondent at Chemical Bank headquarters in NYC. She has published articles in The American Journal of Community Psychology, The Journal of Public Management & Social Policy, Harvard Divinity School Bulletin, and The Journal of Bermuda Maritime Archeology. As Research Coordinator of the College of Engineering and Computer Science/U. of TN at Chattanooga (CECS), she advised faculty on writing  articles for publication. Deborah also taught technical writing, and coached students on technical writing.
…GRANT WRITER: Deborah served as the grant writer for the Chicago City Ballet and numerous healthcare agencies, conferences, and nonprofits. At CECS, she advised faculty on how to write grant narratives. She served as the lead grant writer for a nonprofit, Love Without Reason, which provides healthcare and human trafficking recovery in India.
… ACADEMIA: In addition to an undergraduate degree in cultural anthropology (Harvard University, New York University), Deborah has a Masters degree in urban planning (University of Illinois at Chicago) and a Masters degree in religion (Spertus Institute). She earned several research fellowships (American Jewish Archives, UCLA). Deborah has been adjunct faculty at several colleges (Elmhurst College, Tulsa University, UTC) and guest lecturer (Oberlin College, Southern Adventist University, Northern Kentucky State University).

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