Lisa Thaler is an author, developmental editor, and family historian, with subject expertise in health and wellness, the immigrant experience, and art history. She has an affinity for cross-disciplinary studies and data visualization. Lisa has guided dozens of individuals and businesses to reach their goals—through books, articles, speeches, website content, and marketing copy. Many projects have garnered honors, most recently the Chicago Writers Association 2020 Book of the Year Award in traditional nonfiction for From Miniskirt to Hijab: A Girl in Revolutionary Iran (Potomac Books) by Jacqueline Saper. Lisa earned a certificate in editing from the University of Chicago Graham School, an MBA in statistics and finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BA in mathematics and art from Sarah Lawrence College, and attended the London School of Economics.