Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder and managing director of the educational podcast entitled Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, which promotes the proper use of the English language. A magazine writer, technical writer and entrepreneur, she has served as a senior editor and producer at a number of health and science websites. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M.S. in Biology from Stanford University.