Bio

Philippa (Pippa) Biddle is a New York-based writer currently fixated on the global volunteer economy domestically and abroad. Her work has been published by Wired, BBC Travel, The New York Times onlineGirlBoss, Antillean Media Group, The FBomb, MTV, Elite Daily, Go Overseas, Matador Network, and more. She has been featured in numerous online and print media outlets including The New York Times, The Independent, Al Jazeera, and Forbes. Pippa has also written travel content for television in partnership with Bridge the Gap TV. Shows she has worked on have aired on major networks including PBS and National Geographic.

Pippa is on the Board of Onwards, where she supports the organization in their efforts to create sustainable tourism-based solutions to poverty. From 2010 to 2011, she served as the Roots & Shoots Youth Leadership Fellow at the Jane Goodall Institute. She also 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 2017. She was also featured in New York Times columnist Ron Lieber’s 2015 bestselling book, The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money. She has appeared as a guest speaker at numerous universities, institutions, and events around the world including the United Nations, IBM, the US Summit and Initiative for Global Citizen Diplomacy, Whitman College, Bennington College, and Dickinson College, and UNC Chapel Hill. She is a graduate of Columbia University with a degree in Creative Writing.

When not working on her own writing, Pippa helps individuals and brands tell powerful stories. Learn More.

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