Better Dating Through PowerPoint

Between the ages of 27 and 30, I had but two missions: (1) Create awesome PowerPoints; and (2) Find a boyfriend.

I was young, single, and freshly employed to direct National Journal’s Presentation Center, a searchable library of white-label PowerPoint presentations on political and policy developments. By day, I led a team of fellows in creating data visualizations and infographics that explained what was…