Lila MacLellan


Lila MacLellan is a reporter for Quartz in New York. She has a special interest in unusual things people do with their bodies and money. She is also obsessed with social psychology, and Japan, where she lived for three years before becoming a journalist. Lila has worked as an editor and writer at Natural Health and Institutional Investor magazines in New York, and at Western Living and Vancouver magazines in British Columbia.

In praise of selfish women

A woman lies on the hood of a car with her feet up on the car top

If there’s one word that most women I know are profoundly allergic to, it’s “selfish.” The accusation—whether implied or hurled, from an inner voice or…

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