Karla Pope is the Content Editor for Ivy Digital. She has worked in the publishing industry for over a decade. She is an accomplished writer/editor and web producer whose work has been featured in leading national, news-based and celebrity-oriented media outlets including: Parade, People, People StyleWatch, as well as Ebony.com and Essence.com. In addition to writing for some of the most widely read publications in the country, Karla is also the founder/editor of Brown Girl Gumbo, a beauty and lifestyle blog dedicated to women of color. When Karla isn’t writing, you can find her watching cooking competition reality shows and reruns of “A Different World.” Karla is a Chicago native, but currently resides in Brooklyn with her husband and their two children.