Our Staff

Want to meet the people that keep Secrets of a Good Girl up and running? Meet the team below!


matt Our StaffAllie Schwartz | Founder and Editor-In-Chief

Allie created Secrets of a Good Girl in May 2012 out of her love for fashion and anything sparkly.

While her initial vision for Secrets of a Good Girl isn’t quite what the final product turned out to be, she’s happy with the direction that things are heading in and will continue to cultivate and grow the site, in hopes that women all around the world will find something to enjoy on Secrets of a Good Girl.



 Asymina Kantorowicz | Managing Editor and Staff Writer

Asymina graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2012 where she majored in Media Information and Technoculture and minored in Popular Literature and Cultural Studies. She loves writing about fashion and the entertainment industry, hoping it will one day turn it into a career.

Asymina also volunteers at Rogers TV where she writes for a show called Access Peel and is learning the ropes of television production.

Her hobbies include shopping, reading, traveling and eating sushi. She’s obsessed with reading the latest magazines to learn about upcoming trends. She also dreams of going back to visit Greece, her homeland.

Check out all of Asymina’s posts here.


Jackie Allan | Staff Writer

Jackie is currently living in Toronto and is Journalism graduate from St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick and a Book and Magazine Publishing graduate from Centennial College.

She can name all the Kardashians in order and reads celebrity, movie, book and television news religiously. Her passion for entertainment and writing collided as she works on the celebrity gossip section of the site and in her personal time works on her own blog.

When she is not writing or obsessing over Chris Evans, Jackie can be found at Starbucks or at the movies, munching on over-priced popcorn.

Check out all of Jackie’s posts here.

matt Our StaffMithila Rajavel | Staff Writer

Mithila is a recent English and Women and Gender Studies graduate from the University of Toronto. Mithila is a foodie and an amateur photographer always out on an adventure in her hometown of downtown Toronto.

When she doesn’t have her nose in a book, you can find her writing poetry, singing, crafting her way through life. Her old soul aspires to become an educator and a novelist advocating for literacy, teaching young children to see how life changing a good story can be!

Check out all of Mithila’s posts here.


 Seana Stevenson | Staff Writer

Seana began writing for websites at the mere age of sixteen; she started out as an album reviewer, and then branched out into band interviews. Soon after, she pursued her degree in English and Journalism at the University of King’s College.

After a realization that fashion was her real passion, she shifted towards fashion journalism. Seana felt that Halifax was the perfect place to begin her understanding of fashion. She began to notice unique styles by perusing the streets, enabling her larger understanding of how to cultivate her own style.

Seana is also a movie and television fanatic; this has translated into her journalism. Her specialty is ‘Get The Look’ posts, showing our readers how to transform the styles they see on the big screen into their everyday lives. Seana hopes to make it big in fashion industry after she graduates from university, whilst continuing her career in journalism.

Check out all of Seana’s posts here.


 Goldie Tock | Social Media Manager and Staff Writer

Goldie is a current full time student at McMaster University, majoring in Communication Studies. From a young age, Goldie has been a creative individual, always putting her spunky edge on everything she touches. She is passionate, outgoing, and hardworking. Sports, traveling, and cooking are some of Goldie’s hobbies. She loves both participating in and watching sports, and has travelled to Europe, South America, Asia, and ultimately plans to make it to every continent.

Planning on furthering her education, Goldie would like to do a Corporate Communications program once she receives her B.A. Honours. She aspires to work in Public Relations once she graduates and ultimately would like to run her own firm.

Goldie helps maintain our social media accounts and writes for our advice column.

Check out all of Goldie’s posts here.


Emily Durham | Staff Writer

Emily is a former acting major and current Business student at York University in Toronto and is in her second year. When she isn’t crying about her GPA over a bottle of sale-rack wine, she is probably feeling unsure about wearing (yet another) bold lipstick.

Emily prides herself on being an esteemed chicken finger connoisseur, and one day hopes to invent her own ice cream flavour. In the future, Emily has no idea what she is going to do with her life and hopes to marry rich and elderly.

Emily actually prefers to be called Em, and has always had a passion for writing that is both informative and comedic. She is a firm believer in self-love, and thinks that the best way to accept yourself is to enjoy laughing at your flaws. She lives by the mantra that a day without laughter is a day wasted.

Check out all of Emily’s posts here.

Matthew Byer | Staff Writer

Matthew Byer has had a fairly varied career as an artist, writer, programmer, business analyst, privacy advisor, project manager, cook, and actor. He is, also, the author of the eBook novel Finding My Way Through Life’s Follies and the eBook poetry collection Mustard Marinade Poetry.

Originally born in Montreal, Quebec, he grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, spending the winters downhill skiing and enjoying the Rideau Canal during Winterlude. He later on obtained Bachelor degrees in Economics and Classical Civilization, along with a Diploma in Applied Information Technology with Distinction. He currently resides in Coquitlam, British Columbia. Matthew write for Secrets of a Good Girl’s The Male Perspective.

Check out all of Matthew’s posts here.


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