Aileen Torres-Bennett graduated summa cum laude from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she studied political science, anthropology and creative writing. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her M.S. in journalism from Columbia University in New York City. Aileen edits a maritime technology publication and is also a freelance writer who has written for Reuters, AP and Travel + Leisure. Aileen is married to Chuck Bennett, a diplomat and former journalist. Their posts include Kingston, Jamaica; Vancouver, Canada; and, currently, Suva, Fiji.
You can reach her at: aileentorresbennett [at] gmail [dot] com.