Alyssa Pinsker aka Girl Gone Global is a writer, teacher and performer. She writes features and reviews for BBC Travel, Cosmopolitan, Time Out New York, New York, xoJane, BUST, Frisky, New York Post, New York Daily News, New York Press, Huffington Post, Forward, Paste Magazine, Sherman’s Travel, Chevrolet and more. Book anthologies include “The Hope,” edited by Menachem Creditor and “The Best Advice in Six Words: Writers Famous and Obscure on Love, Sex, Money, Friendship, Family, Work and Much More,” edited by Larry Smith.
Pinsker is also a commentator for places like Huffington Post Live and the BBC World Service and a registered NBCC book reviewer.
Her travel memoir in progress is titled GIRL GONE GLOBAL which has been described as “Not That Kind of Girl” meets “Eat, Pray, Love.” She has lived in India, France, Japan, Switzerland and of course, New York for at least a year at a time.
As a travel writer, she covers primarily millennial globe-trotting women who are also entrepreneurs. Her influencer brand is called “Girl Gone Global”(TM) and she has 25,000 social media followers. Her project for women is “Girls Gone Global” which counsels women on becoming digital nomads, travel entrepreneurs and safe and happy solo world travelers. She writes about luxury travel, food, women, wellness, relationships, faith, tech, and Judaism. Her book, “The Last Jews of …” documents tiny and near death Jewish populations, is based on her popular BBC and Tablet stories and is currently seeking representation.
Pinsker is also an oft-booked storyteller and has appeared on the Moth, Story Collider, How I Learned series, the stand-up comic she has performed at Gotham, Broadway Comedy and other clubs around New York City. She has read at the Franklin Park Reading and Freerange Non-Fiction series amongst others. She was formerly represented by Bicoastal Modeling Agency for fit, commercial and print.
Alyssa has a Masters in Education from LIU, Brooklyn and attended Sarah Lawrence College for a Creative Non-Fiction MFA.
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Living in five countries for at least one year each, and making second homes in Paris, New York and India means I am only up to 31 countries out of 196! How many have you visited? I average two weeks without wanderlust when home. #digitalnomad