Andrea Navarro works in the Higher Education Access/Federal TRIO programs field, helping students and families get into college. She is a part-time photographer, and full-time travel, running, brewing and food enthusiast. Andrea taught English at the University level for almost three years in Nantes, France, where she also wrote about her culinary and travel experiences. She is fluent in Spanish and French, and proficient in Italian. Follow her on her website or blog!
Bridget Thoreson is a writer and editor in New York City. Her interests vary widely, but she lives for traveling, snacking, reading, daydreaming, and making lists.
Cassidy Pittman was born in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, and has lived in various parts of the United States and China. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s in Literary Studies and Writing Skills in May of 2012. Cassidy has worked as a ghost writer and editor for international companies.
Emily MacDonald works as a nurse in Washington DC. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, movie nights with her husband and black lab and is an avid traveler with a lifetime goal of visiting all fifty states!
Francis Tucker is a practicing attorney in New York City. He enjoys traveling, experimenting in the kitchen, and a good Scotch.
Typically found singing loudly into her hairbrush microphone, Hallie O’Reilly doesn’t take herself too seriously. She enjoys leaping into one-way ticket adventures, blazing trail and beach in her running shoes, writing about her (now) thirty something life over at little talks //, plotting a new lifestyle blog and other writing opportunities as well as tapping into her creativity through a camera lens. Follow her on Instagram.
Jill Marie is a classically-trained French chef, certified by Le Cordon Bleu and possessing both a Grand Diplôme in culinary arts and Pastry Certification. She’s been cooking professionally in hotel,restaurant and catering kitchens for fifteen years, and specializes in comfortable, everyday food. She also earned a Master’s degree in Human Resources and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. In addition to running Delivery Dinners of Delaware, she works full-time in Human Resources. Jill is also a published author of women’s fiction/romance, and her current series, Second Saga, is in print. Visit her site jillmariedenton.com for book info and writing samples.
Karen Wrang is an elementary school teacher who recently relocated from Maryland to Seattle, WA with her husband and pets. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering with rescue animals, going to concerts, trying new restaurants, and reading whatever she can get her hands on.
Katie Klotzbach is a Midwestern transplant on the East Coast. She likes to take pictures of urban decay and graffiti, rollerblade and explore late at night, and play poker with interesting people. She is passionate about underrepresented groups of people and plans to go back to school to be able to do more about it. Contact her through her blog.
Nora Hall is a social impact communications strategist who works with nonprofit organizations nationwide. When she’s not working, you can find her cheering for her favorite teams, playing soccer, or roaming the aisles of Trader Joe’s (cookie butter, anyone?) You can follow her on Twitter @NoraCHall