Dorina Lazo Gilmore-Young

Children, Spirituality

Dorina Lazo Gilmore-Young is a speaker, blogger, teacher, coach, runner, and foodie. She is the author of Walk Run Soar: A 52-week running devotional, Glory Chasers: Discovering God’s Glory in Unexpected Places and Flourishing Together: Cultivating a Fruitful Life in Christ.

Dorina specializes in helping people discover God's glory through unexpected life circumstances. She writes about faith, food, culture, and running. Her essays have been published at (in)courage, For Every Mom, Propel Sophia, HomeLife magazine, The MOPS blog, and in more than 20 newspapers.

Gilmore-Young is also the author of the award-winning picture book, Cora Cooks Pancit and has an MFA in Children’s Literature. She and her new husband are raising three daughters to love cultural diversity and good food. They are avid runners and enjoy running the trails of Central California.

Festival Years: 2008