Tonya Russell, Contributing Writer at Real Simple
Tonya Russell, Contributing Writer at Real Simple

Tonya Russell

Tonya Russell is a health, wellness, and travel writer who has been featured in top publications, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, and more. She uses lived experiences as a Black woman to fuel her passion for writing about Black health. Tonya also has eight years of experience with solo and budget travel.
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