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Team Members

Our Dreams Abroad team is the backbone of our organization! Without our treasured team members, Dreams Abroad would not be here as it is today. Our team members form a tight-knit support group for those who live and work abroad, as well as teachers who are teaching in a foreign country. Our team each gives their insight into their own personal experiences of living, teaching, working, traveling, or studying abroad. As diversified as our lives are, we never cease giving one another support to get through the challenges we face abroad.

Learn More About Us

To learn more about our beloved Dreams Abroad team, you can read our individual biographies below by hitting the read more button. Each writer is unique in their own way. Therefore, our experiences are as varied as our future plans and goals. Here, you can read more about who exactly makes up our team. Also, each author provides a biography, so our readers can learn more about them. Furthermore, the authors’ articles are also listed in their biography. This makes it easy for our readers to follow any series that the author may be writing about.

Advice, Recommendations and Experiences

dreams abroad team community advice travelOur team is comprised of the very people who bring you their personal advice, recommendations, and experiences. Dreams Abroad is not an organization that can be compared to any other nor does it want to be. Rather, it loves to share each team member’s unique experiences, as their experiences provide immediate support to their fellow team members as well as insight and guidance to their most loyal audiences.  Each member plays a different role in Dreams Abroad, which leads to the site you see before you today!

We Are a Community

Lastly, while our team may not be the largest, it is comprised of real, everyday people. We are a close-knit community that provides support to one another through what can be difficult challenges. We offer one another advice and an open ear. Writing about our experiences are simultaneously ways to process the events in our lives while sharing and learning from our mistakes. Our team is a community, and we would love to share our lives with our readers!

Our Amazing Team Members

Leesa Truesdell

LEESA
TRUESDELL

Founder and Director

Cassidy Kearney

CASSIDY
KEARNEY

Editor and Content Writer

emma schultz

EMMA
SCHULTZ

Writer

Tyler Black

TYLER
BLACK

Writer

Amanda Whitten

AMANDA
WHITTEN

Writer

Stephanie Best

STEPHANIE
BEST

Writer

Beth Juanita Young

BETH JUANITA
YOUNG

Writer

Caroline Hazelton

CAROLINE
HAZELTON

Writer

Dalal Boland

DALAL
BOLAND

Writer

blog team ryan gomez writer

RYAN
GOMEZ

Writer

edmond gagnon

EDMOND
GAGNON

Writer

emma higgins

EMMA
HIGGINS

Writer

Morgan Yearout

MORGAN
YEAROUT

Writer

Eric Haeg

ERIC
HAEG

Writer

stephanie vargas profile

STEPHANIE
VARGAS

Writer

Michael Todd

MICHAEL
TODD

Writer

edgar llivisupa

EDGAR
LLIVISUPA

Writer

Michael Carter

MICHAEL
CARTER

Writer

Alumni

Justin Hughes-Coleman

JUSTIN
HUGHES-COLEMAN

Writer

samantha loduca

SAMANTHA
LODUCA

Writer

cate dapena writer

CATE
DAPENA

Writer

blog team sara sands writer

SARA
SANDS

Writer

bebe Bakhtiar

BEBE
BAKHTIAR

Writer

ellen hietsch

ELLEN
HIETSCH

Writer

blog team carlos balbuena writer

CARLOS
BALBUENA

Writer

zoe-ezechiels

ZOE
EZECHIELS

Writer

william bruce

WILLIAM
BRUCE

Writer

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