Fortesa Latifi


Fortesa Latifi is a freelance writer covering topics ranging from interior design to the experiences of new mothers.


  • Fortesa Latifi started writing for The Spruce in 2021.
  • She earned a Master's Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from the Walter Cronkite School.
  • She's been published in Teen Vogue, MTV News, and Self Magazine, among other publications.


As a journalist and marketing associate, Fortesa has spent time covering topics including chronic illness, interior design, and the experiences of new mothers. Her background in child development and research gives her special expertise.


Fortesa has a Bachelor's in Science from the University of Arizona in Family Studies and Human Development. She has a Master's of Arts from Arizona State University in Journalism & Mass Communication.

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