Speak Easy contributor Gina is a writer from Philly who lives in New York City. She is the creator of a writing workshop program called Stories From Scratch. Gina is a teacher at heart and loves encouraging people to express themselves through writing personal stories. She is fascinated by hope, healing, art, faith and love stories (tell her how you met your match!). She has a B.A. in journalism and currently works as an editor at The Huffington Post. She blogs at www.ginahope.com.