Leslie Edwards www.abroadleap.com Facebook, Instagram & Twitter: @abroadleap Leslie received a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where she was a staff writer for the Mustang Daily. After graduation, Leslie joined the U.S. Army as a Military Police Officer and served as a second lieutenant with the 108th MP Company at Fort Bragg, NC. Following her military service, Leslie obtained a Paralegal Certificate from Cuesta Community College, San Luis Obispo, and has spent the past decade working in the legal field. She recently completed the MBA program at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, with a double emphasis in Marketing, and Management and Organizational Behavior, while working full-time as a Litigation Support Coordinator for a national law firm specializing in toxic torts. Leslie decided to take a year off before switching careers and spent the majority of 2017 traveling to Southeast and South Asia, South America, Europe, and the UK. She created, launched and hosted the travel website www.abroadleap.com, authoring more than 15 blogs documenting her travels, and works as a freelance editor and resume writer. In addition to traveling, Leslie enjoys reading, running, wine tasting and playing with her niece and nephew.