Aileen Espinoza Abadingo has 20 years of teaching experience. She started as a pre-school teacher and became an ESL and elementary teacher. She holds a BA Journalism degree from the University of the Philippines Diliman and is taking her MA in Reading Education from the same university. She also took Language and Literacy Education as a diploma course in UP Open University.
At present, Aileen teaches at the Junior College program of UA&P. During her spare time, she reads novels and writes journals. She plans to finish her first novel before she turns 50.