Investopedia Editor

Resides In

Washington, DC


Northwestern University


Marketing, Impact Investing, Career Advice, ETFs


  • 5+ years as a freelance writer/editor for online, print, and magazine media. Her work has appeared in publications including ChicagoInno, Fast Company, Investopedia, New York magazine, The Good Trade, The Next Web, and 7x7 magazine.
  • 7+ years in digital marketing/communications, including executing campaigns for startups and Fortune 500 technology companies.
  • Certified VITA Advanced Tax Preparer passionate about giving back to local communities, impact investing, and global issues.


Alice Zhang is an Editor with Investopedia. A graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, her writing on business, finance, and investing has also been published in outlets including Fast Company, ChicagoInno, and The Good Trade.

Alice has reported, written, and fact-checked for national and local publications on impact investing, ETFs, and cities' business landscape. As a digital marketing and communications professional with 7+ years of experience, Alice has worked with a microfinance project and social entrepreneurship center in Peru, served as a legal advocate for refugees that arrive at the U.S./Mexico border, and helped low-income and Native American communities prepare their annual tax returns as a certified VITA Advanced Tax Preparer. Alice has also facilitated marketing campaigns for Silicon Valley technology companies, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. 

She has been an editor with Investopedia since 2019.


Alice received her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, with a minor in Business Institutions.