Clarisa is a multimedia journalist, publicist and content marketing professional. She is the Founder and Principal of her own company, Small Coffee, based in Austin, Texas. Clarisa has been helping small businesses owners with their communications and marketing projects since graduating from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism as a McCormick Foundation Scholar in 2011. Her journalism work has appeared in Time Out Chicago, California Home + Design’s blog, CultureMap Austin, Glasstire, The Sparefoot Blog, Gapers Block, Bust, Hartford Courant, The Dallas Morning News, the Austin American Statesman, Citygram, Austin Monthly and Tribeza. Having served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica, she’s also enthusiastic about community service and helping the greater good.