Wendy Redal is a writer, editor and marketing communications specialist based in Boulder, Colorado. She previously taught journalism and mass communication for 20 years at the University of Colorado Boulder. In addition to her current job as editorial director for Natural Habitat Adventures, a global nature and wildlife travel company focused on conservation tourism, Wendy is working on a book on mindful travel. She also coaches students on college admissions essays and provides editing services for graduate theses. Wendy and her husband are the parents of a college student and a recent graduate.