Martha graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University with a BA in English. She began a career in journalism first as a Fashion Editor at The New York Times followed by positions at Seventeen Magazine, Marie Claire and Town & Country. She left print journalism to pursue a career in television where she was a freelance fashion and lifestyle correspondent for WNBC News New York and WCBS News This Morning. She left television to accept the position of Director of PR for Victoria’s Secret. After four years at Victoria’s Secret, Martha pursued her own design business creating a line of women’s tennis apparel. Martha is a frequent traveler to Africa and is a passionate advocate and supporter of animal and wildlife conservation and human empowerment initiatives. She continues to freelance write for various lifestyle publications.