Courtney is a fundraising consultant and nonfiction author. A veteran Dragons instructor who spent much of her twenties living and teaching in Asia, she now manages a writing consulting company called Zenner Ink. From 2005 to 2011, Courtney instructed Dragons’ Himalayan Studies Semester, China: Silk Road, and Tibet: Cultural Odyssey programs. She also served as a Dragons Admissions Associate from 2011-2012. In 2009 she was Program Coordinator for Emory University’s Tibetan Studies Program in Dharamsala, India, where she lived for one year. Courtney was a Writing Fellow at Barnard College of Columbia University, where she graduated with a major in Asian Studies in 2005. She also lived and studied in Beijing, China in 2000 and 2001. She speaks Mandarin, French, and Tibetan and loves to ski, hike, do yoga, and cook fabulous food. Courtney lives with her family in Fort Collins, Colorado, where she facilitates monthly Mindful Writing workshops.