Mandy Fields Yokim is a nationally published writer and editor based in the Pittsburgh area.
Her work has appeared in Parents Magazine, Blue Ridge Country Magazine, NEXTpittsburgh, Kidsburgh, TEQ Magazine, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and nearly 20 parenting publications across the United States and Canada. Her blog posts have appeared online at Pittsburgh Magazine, Kid World Citizen and Wonderaddo, the global education initiative she founded in 2013 to encourage kids and families to explore the world in Pittsburgh. She is contributing editor of regional books such as Grit, Smoke and Steam, Ultimate Pittsburgh Trivia and Bridges of Pittsburgh. Learn more…
Mandy loves Pittsburgh and picture books – check out these 14 books about famous Pittsburghers. Some you have heard of like Andy Warhol, Andrew Carnegie, Rachel Carson and Roberto Clemente. Others like Nellie Bly, Gertrude Stein, Mary Cassatt and Romare Bearden may surprise you.