Colleen is a passionate aid worker, writer, photographer, and traveler. After completing a B.S. in Economics at Santa Clara University, she worked with homeless families in Portland for four years while volunteering in trauma intervention and teaching wilderness skills. From managing a remote mountaineers’ hostel in Alaska, coordinating volunteers in Syrian refugee camps, trekking in the Himalayas, to volunteering on an Ecuadorian farm, Colleen balances wanderlust with a commitment to social justice. She loves the freedom of long-term solo trips, and is excited to empower young adults to push their limits!