Emily Moberly
Emily MoberlyFounder and CEO
Favorite Book:
To Kill a Mockingbird
Christelle Jones
Christelle JonesDirector of Outreach & Partnerships
Favorite book:
Love Does by Bob Goff
Hezhi Naseem
Hezhi NaseemDirector of Programs
Favorite Book:
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Marie Lapointe
Marie LapointeDirector of Operations & Marketing
Favorite Book:
La bicyclette bleue
Jake Lory
Jake LoryStoryTent Coordinator
Favorite Book:
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Kimberly Linman
Kimberly LinmanStoryTent Coordinator
Favorite Book:
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Lara Ibraheem
Lara IbraheemStoryTent Captain
Favorite Book:
To Kill a Mockingbird & Of Mice and Men
Nick Kennedy
Nick KennedyStoryTent Captain
Favorite Book:
The Stranger
by Albert Camus
Gabby Martinez
Gabby MartinezStoryTent Captain
Favorite Book:
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Cindy Ngyen
Cindy NgyenStoryTent Captain
Favorite Book:
A Child Called “It.”
Sabrina Wagner
Sabrina WagnerBlog Writer
Favorite Book:
Telling a book lover to pick their favorite book is like telling a parent to pick their favorite child. Impossible.

«The meaning of life
is to find your gift.
The purpose of life
is to give it away.»

—Pablo Picasso


Windus Fernandez, Chair
Windus Fernandez, ChairSenior Vice President of Investments, Trilogy Financial
Favorite Book:
The Alchemist
Cara Morrison, Treasurer
Cara Morrison, TreasurerChief Financial Officer at IDW Publishing
Favorite Book:
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Sarah Sternberg, Secretary
Sarah Sternberg, SecretaryFounder, Songa Global
Favorite Book:
Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Jennifer Abma
Jennifer AbmaAttorney
Favorite Book:
Tex and Molly in the Afterlife by Richard Grant
Katie Blomberg
Katie BlombergSenior Preferred Banker Associate at First Republic Bank
Favorite Book:
Mindset by Carol Dweck
Rebekah Cahalin
Rebekah CahalinGeneral Manager | Head of Operations at IDW Publishing
Favorite Book:
Lonesome Dove
Ned DeWitt
Ned DeWittManagement Consultant
Favorite Book:
Dune by Frank Herbert
Michelle Lord
Michelle LordSenior Vice President Capital Markets at Fairfield Residential
Favorite Book:
Spring Snow, Yukio Mishima
Chris Ly
Chris LyDirector of Alternative Investments | McKinney Capital & Advisory
Favorite Book:
Emily Moberly
Emily MoberlyFounder and CEO at Traveling Stories
Favorite Book:
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


 Traveling Stories is grateful for support from over 197 volunteers!


StoryTent Partners:

  • Kathryn McCulla – Turlock, California

  • Jade Guthrie – Toronto, Canada

  • Nathan Fields – Nashville, Tennessee

World Library Partners:

  • El Salvador: Arman Assadi, Nick Urbani, Shaun Rehmani, Amit Patel, Talin Hartounian, Kamiah Thomas, Laura Burns, Emily Moberly

  • Nicaragua: Hannah and Scott Key, Emily and Eric Hughes, El Transito Centro de Artes

  • Cebu, Philippines: My Refuge House & 10 Thousand Windows

  • South Sudan: Seth & Sarah Trudeau

  • Cambodia: Downtown San Diego Rotaract Club, Advanced Centre for Empowerment