Pippa Biddle is a 23-year-old writer. She is currently fixated on voluntourism and the volunteer economy domestically and abroad.
Her writing has been published by Go Overseas, The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and The New York Times Online, along with a slew of other publications. She has been featured in The New York Times, The Independent, Forbes, and more. Pippa periodically writes content for television in partnership with Bridge the Gap TV, where her work has ended up on PBS, National Geographic, and numerous online media outlets. When not working on her own writing, Pippa helps small and emerging brands tell powerful stories. She is a graduate of Columbia University with a degree in Creative Writing.
Pippa is on the Board at Onwards, where she supports the organization in their efforts to create tourism-based economic solutions to poverty. Previously, she served as the Youth Leadership Fellow for the Jane Goodall Institutes’ youth program, Roots & Shoots from 2010 to 2011, and helped to build BrightCo, a tech startup that joined GLG in the summer of 2014.
Pippa is featured in two documentary films, Volunteers Unleashed (2015, available on Amazon and iTunes) and FRAMED, slated for release in 2016. She was also featured in The New York Times columnist Ron Lieber’s 2015 bestselling book, The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money.
Pippa owes a huge thank you to the many family members and friends who give her their two cents. Also to Alberto Vargas, whose photographic genius makes her look human.
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OTHER THINGS PIPPA’S WRITTEN
On Being the Giver (Dove Story) July 24, 2016
Orphanage Volunteering’s Shocking Link to Child Abuse (Huffington Post) May 18, 2016 – This piece was part of a month-long campaign to end orphanage volunteering organized by the Better Volunteering, Better Care Initiative.
The Voluntourist’s Dilemma – a 3-part series digging into voluntourism (Go Overseas) Feb. 22, 2016
What are you afraid of? (The Eye) Sept. 29, 2015
Finding Haiti (Maptia) Sept. 10, 2015
How Weightlifting Helped One College Student Overcome Her Eating Disorder (The FBomb) March 18, 2015
Free To Be…You And Me: My First Class In Feminist Theory (The FBomb) Jan. 12, 2015
Is This Barbie Alternative Really Progress? (The FBomb) Dec. 3, 2014
Saying Goodbye To The Shag Carpet Was The Easy Part (Let’s Mend) Oct. 2014
Egg Freezing: Is This Silicon Vally Perk Really Empowering? (The FBomb) Oct. 20, 2014
Every Girl Needs A Gay Best Friend (Or Not) (The FBomb) Oct. 3, 2014
Why Voluntourism Can Be a Complete Waste of Time and Money (Take Part) Aug. 11, 2014
‘Golf Alpha Yankee’: Gay Iranians Are Being Imprisoned, Tortured And Executed (Elite Daily) July 25, 2014
Stop Pretending That Dropping Out Of College Makes You Special (Elite Daily) July 24, 2014
Exploiting Communities For A Cause: How Oprah Is In The Business Of Poverty Porn (Elite Daily) July 8, 2014
Overheated Russian World Cup Fans Given Ice Packs of Brazil’s Favorite Beer (PSFK) July 7, 2014
I’m Terrified of Having Children (In America) (Elite Daily) June 30, 2014
There Are No Good Female Developers (The FBomb) June 16, 2014
Why Does ‘Success’ for Women Still Ignore Tech? (The FBomb) May 28, 2014
Find Real Ways to Help (New York Times) April 29, 2014
Date a Girl in Startups (Thought Catalog) Feb. 11, 2014
Three Things You Need to Know Before You Start Your Internship (Go Girl Finance) July 31, 2013
Are Women’s Careers on a Deadline? (Go Girl Finance) July 22, 2013
Money 101 for the College Student (Go Girl Finance) April 3, 2013