Veralyn Williams is an award-winning Journalist who has been tackling questions on identity, social norms, and community since she picked up her first microphone in 2004. Veralyn is producer of Slate podcasts. She launched and produces Slate Represent and produces Double X Gabfest. Before joining Slate, Veralyn launched and managed the Central Brooklyn investigative news site, BrooklynDeep.org, and is still a co-host of their social justice podcast, Third Rail. Through all of her endeavors, she aims to amplify perspectives often forgotten in the media.