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Alyssa Pinsker aka Girl Gone Global™ is a writer, teacher and coach. She writes features and reviews for BBC Travel, Lonely Planet, Fodors, 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, Bravotv.com, Chevrolet, Times of Israel 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. She is featured as one of twenty in Roy Stevenson’s “Rock Star Travel Writers” guide. 
Pinsker is also a commentator for places like Huffington Post Live and the BBC World Service. She is currently a monthly Denver lifestyle editor and columnist for Doorsteps.com, the millennial renting sister site to Realtor.com where she previously covered Philadelphia. She served as the official Philadelphia Fodors hotel reviewer. She is a travel and product reviewer for Business Insider.
As a travel writer, she covers solo female travel. Her influencer brand is called Girl Gone Global™ and has over 25,000 social media followers. She writes about luxury travel, food, wellness, women, relationships, faith, and tech/entrepreneurs. Under faith she has told the stories of tiny and near death Jewish populations around the world for BBC Travel and Tablet.
Pinsker was an oft-booked storyteller and has appeared on the Moth, Story Collider, How I Learned series and many more. As a stand-up comic, she 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.  
Alyssa has a Masters in Education from LIU, Brooklyn and attended Sarah Lawrence College for a Creative Non-Fiction MFA. She is a master teacher and mid-level writing coach specializing in publishing and completing your project. She is a certified yoga teacher RYT 200 in Iyengar based classical Indian yoga. She teachers humor writing, storytelling, essays and more at Boulder Writing Studio and coaches privately.

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