Nina Semczuk (Sem-chuck) is a writer originally from upstate New York. After graduating from Boston University with a degree in TV/Film, Nina commissioned as an intelligence officer in the Army. She served in an infantry company, counterintelligence unit, and an intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platoon in various locations. She now lives in New York and works as a writer and editor at a financial tech startup. Find her work on SmartAsset, the Muse, Medium, The War Horse, Fast Company, and around the web. Nina is also a Teaching Associate with the Voices from War writing workshop and an outdoor yoga instructor for NYC Parks and Rec.