Gina Abbas 

Career Coach, Consultant, Speaker, and Freelance Writer 

​Gina is the author of two books and a frequent writer for Orange. Gina has a Bachelor's degree in biblical studies and a Master's from Azusa Pacific School of Theology. Gina is a certified coach with the National Association of Youth Ministry Coaches. She is also an experienced Career Coach with the Women's Resource Center.

When she isn't drinking coffee or trying to decode Taylor Swift lyrics for secret messages, she likes to hang out with her family—sometimes defeating them at Mario Kart.

Some of her past and current work include projects and collaborations with: The Youth Cartel, Youth Specialties, Orange, Lead a Better Story, Orange Leaders, The National Network of Youth Ministries, The Small Group Network, Young Life, Youth for Christ, The Salvation Army, the Multi-Multi Podcast, Harbor Churches and the Women's Resource Center.

Gina writes, consults, coaches, and speaks on the topics of women in leadership, multisite, youth ministry, parenting, and career advancement for women facing barriers to success.

Gina is married to Tim, an online Social Studies teacher- resulting in lively dinner conversations centered around faith, democracy, and education. Gina lives in Zeeland, Michigan, with her husband and three kids.

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