Cristen and her husband Travis will be moving the Dominican Republic in October to serve as field staff for Edify. We couldn’t be more excited about having the two of them on the team. With her sweet spirit and love for life, Cristen will be sharing stories, insights and learnings from the Dominican Republic. You are sure to love her!

Travis & Cristen Vaughan

Cristen was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She earned a B.A. in International Development Studies from Point Loma Nazarene University and studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2007 and San Jose, Costa Rica in 2008. Cristen spent two summer terms in Akatsi, Ghana in 2008 and 2009 working with the Human Factor Leadership Academy with Dr. Senyo Adjibilosoo. Cristen worked in social services for after graduating and is now working on a small farm in Kalispell, MT to learn more about sustainable agriculture. She is moving to the Dominican Republic this October, working as the Training Coordinator for Edify in Santo Domingo.