Alicia Wong was born and raised in Southern California. She attended Pepperdine University (BA in Spanish), Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (MA in intercultural studies), and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv with women’s studies). She is currently pursuing a doctorate in education at Southeastern Seminary. She has served as a missionary in Venezuela and in East Asia with the International Mission Board and served as a national missionary focusing on women’s evangelism with the North American Mission Board. She is currently an assistant professor of women’s ministries at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.