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Atoosa Rubenstein
Atoosa Rubenstein

Atoosa Rubenstein

Seventeen Magazine

New York, NY USA

"There's always a voice inside your head, and a lot of people second guess it. It can tell me very crazy things, and I will walk willingly into its arms."

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Day In The Life


I work with designers, writers, and photographers to lead the editorial direction of a teen fashion magazine.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Barnard College

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Always knew exactly what she wanted to do, always interested in magazines.

  • 2.

    Says although you might think you have no idea what you want to do with your life, "you sort of know."

  • 3.

    Never felt like the smartest girl in school; sat in classrooms and thought about other things, worked on forming her own opinions.

  • 4.

    Interned at a fashion magazine and a health magazine-knew she loved fashion but wanted to cast a wide net.

  • 5.

    Even at her interview with the president of Hearst Magazines, she wore unique clothing, "didn't even think to not be [herself]."

  • 6.

    Says sometimes instead of hitting on the perfect career, you take your interests step by step, project by project-that becomes your life's work.

  • 7.

    How do you keep your passion from consuming you? "You don't...I work constantly."

  • 8.

    Says, "don't think people who are successful 'have it all together.' Really, I'm just some girl."