Rachel Safko writes about niche markets and is consulted for expert research in consumer trends, most recently featured in Forbes. She covered developing markets at a major global investment firm for a decade, with previous experience as a literary and nonfiction editor in book publishing. Her features on food, culture, economics and luxury have been published in award-winning newspapers and magazines, with recent work in Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn about dealers who source rare tea and ceramics from Asia. More about her experience as a financial writer covering the developing economies can be found on Linked In. She hosts soirees in New York like this fika and is a food and drink specialist at IfOnly--cited by Bloomberg, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal for combining unique luxury experiences with philanthropic causes. Private events and consultations can be booked with her there, with a portion of proceeds donated to the Edible Schoolyard Project.