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Abigail (Abby) Faires is an American writer, ESL teacher, international traveler, and the future CEO of Learn2Link: a global learning network for sustainable community development and emerging 501(c)(3) organization.

At the core of her work lies a true passion for human-to-human connection, education, responsible tourism, and sustainable community development. In 2013, she received distinction as the University of Colorado School of Journalism’s Outstanding Graduate, where she also obtained a B.S. in Journalism, News-Editorial, with concentrations in Technology, Arts & Media, and a certificate in International Media. Since then, Abby’s work has appeared in various print and online publications, including The Culture-ist, The Colorado Daily, The Boulder Weekly, Yellow Scene Magazine, 5280.com, SuperCruises.com, and Forbes.com.

After spending nearly four years freelancing and teaching English in central Vietnam, Abby is now working as a writer/editor and volunteer ESL teacher in South America, where she is currently facilitating virtual exchanges between K-8 students in New York City; La Paz, Bolivia; and Arequipa, Peru. You can read more about her journey by heading on over to the blog!