Brina Patel

Brina Patel: Contributing Writer for Byrdie

Lives In

Sacramento, California


  • University of California, Santa Barbara


  • Mental Health
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Beauty


Brina Patel is a behavior therapist-turned-freelance writer. Though she fell in love with the written word at a young age, it wasn't until the pandemic that she took the plunge and pursued writing as a career. Brina covers topics ranging from travel to mental health to entrepreneurship. She recently began covering beauty for Byrdie. Brina is passionate about spotlighting marginalized voices, particularly within the BIPOC and disabled communities.


Brina earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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