MAIN CHARACTERS / TEAM

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
Maria Baires
Maria BairesStoryTent Coordinator
Favorite Book:
The Bell Jar By Sylvia Plath
Jake Lory
Jake LoryStoryTent Coordinator
Favorite Book:
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Ann Abraham
Ann AbrahamStoryTent Captain
Favorite Book:
Ann of Green Gables
Lara Ibraheem
Lara IbraheemStoryTent Captain
Favorite Book:
To Kill a Mockingbird & Of Mice and Men
Sarah Karver
Sarah KarverStoryTent Captain
Favorite Book:
White Noise by Don DeLillo
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

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kelly Abbott, Chairman
Kelly Abbott, ChairmanCTO at Tablecloth.io
Favorite Book:
Paperboy by Pete Dexter
Windus Fernandez, Secretary
Windus Fernandez, SecretarySenior Vice President of Investments, Trilogy Financial
Favorite Book:
The Alchemist
Ted Adams
Ted AdamsFounder at Clover Press
Favorite Book:
The Hobbit
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:
Hatchet
Emily Moberly
Emily MoberlyFounder and CEO at Traveling Stories
Favorite Book:
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Sarah Sternberg
Sarah SternbergFounder, Songa Global
Favorite Book:
Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Eric Zebold
Eric ZeboldRegional Nonprofit Consultant at TriNet
Favorite Book:
The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follet

THANK YOU!

 Traveling Stories is grateful for support from over 197 volunteers!

BEYOND SAN DIEGOOOOOO!

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