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Location: Equador & Galapagos

 

Welcome to the Lifeworks China, Session 2 blogs! Below is a little bit about the staff that will be leading this summer. Enjoy!

COLLEEN SINSKY – 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!

EVAN SAWAN – Evan has been traveling the world since the age of 10 and joined ActionQuest as a shipmate for two sessions in the British Virgin Islands and Thailand. After coming back as a Scuba Instructor and staff member, he achieved his Emergency First Responder Instructor and IYT Flotilla Skipper certifications. He has a Bachelors in Marine Affairs with minors in Business Administration and Modern Languages (Spanish and French). He is excited to now be embarking on his first Lifeworks journey to China.