Lisa Kirchner is an author, storyteller and speaker living in New York City. A deadline-loving, results-producing, web-savvy writer, editor and communications professional with more than twenty years' experience building international brands, she has a proven record of using print, web-based and social media to get results., Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Salon.com among numerous other outlets. Her marketing background includes working for The Andy Warhol Museum, Ketchum, and the Tribeca Film Festival. Lisa has a passion for the exploring the intersection of technology, travel and wellness. She's studied extensively in India, and currently teaches and writes and speaks about yoga, wellness and cultural etiquette. Her "Yoga For Getting Over It" workshop is still touring nationally. Her book -- HELLO, AMERICAN LADY CREATURE: What I Learned as a Woman in Qatar (Greenpoint Press), a memoir of love, loss and redemption in the Persian Gulf -- is out now.