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Dorcas Cheng-Tozun is an award-winning writer, editor, speaker, communications consultant, and former columnist. She is the author of Start, Love, Repeat: How to Stay in Love with Your Entrepreneur in a Crazy Start-up World, Let There d.light: How One Social Enterprise Brought Solar Products to 100 Million People, and Social Justice for the Sensitive Soul: How to Change the World in Quiet Ways. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Christianity Today, Image Journal, and dozens of other publications in the US, Asia, and Africa. She currently serves as a high school instructor of social innovation at Valley Christian Schools.


Dorcas has nearly twenty years of experience as a nonprofit and social enterprise professional. She was most recently the editorial director of PAX, a Christian nonprofit dedicated to equipping the next generation of BIPOC contemplative activists. She also served as the first director of communications for d.light, one of the world's leading social enterprises, and has provided communications consulting for social-benefit companies around the world. A Silicon Valley native, she has lived in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Nairobi, Kenya. She and her entrepreneur husband have been married for eighteen years and have two young sons.


Dorcas has a BA in communication and an MA in sociology from Stanford University, as well as a professional editing certificate from the University of California, Berkeley.

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