Riva Richmond is director of digital media at The Story Exchange, a nonprofit media project dedicated to telling the stories of women entrepreneurs around the world. She is a longtime journalist specialized in technology, global business and small business. Prior to joining The Story Exchange, Riva was a senior editor at The Economist Intelligence Unit. She has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Entrepreneur.com and other national publications. Riva is passionate about travel and has traversed the Middle East, Europe, India and Central America. Formerly a dancer and then a martial artist, she now practices yoga and surfs her local Rockaway Beach break.