Amy Young

Amy Young began her China career in 1992, when she set off to be an English teacher. Over the course of her 20 years in China, she taught university students and middle school students. In addition, she worked as a teacher trainer, curriculum director, personnel director, and program director for a large teaching organization. She has also served as an adjunct faculty at Wheaton College (IL) and Azusa Pacific University (CA), teaching courses on ESL and curriculum development.

She is currently on the leadership team of Velvet Ashes, an online community of women serving in an overseas context.

Amy has a BA and and MA from the University of Kansas (KS), and a MA from Denver Seminary. She is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Colorado.

She is the author of Looming Transitions: Starting and Finishing Well in Cross-cultural Service.

Her personal blog, “The Messy Middle,” can be found at messymiddle(dot)com.

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