Hope Jones joined Global Press Journal in 2019 as an editor. Hope is an experienced consultant, learning and development professional and writer. Hope has spent much of multi-decade career dealing in words by working in law and compliance, along with teaching writing, reading and public speaking. She has degrees in linguistics and English (applied linguistics) and is a certified emotional intelligence trainer. In addition to having presented technical subjects to and training various audiences, Hope published a work of fiction in 2016, The Twenties Suck: 20 Something Fables to Survive Your 20s.