As a Washington native, I feel grateful to be located in the Puget Sound region which is hugged from all directions by diverse, natural landscapes. Whether it be peering under rocks along the beach to observe the miniature crabs scuttling by, to the winding hikes up into the Cascades to appreciate it’s rugged beauty that rivals even the most picturesque postcards, I have always felt at home here.
Sarah grew up in Ellensburg, WA, and found a passion for environmental conservation and stewardship as a high school student. Continue reading
I was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington and grew up among the trees, fostering a unique sense of peace within myself that I can only find in nature. Continue reading
Brady is currently working towards a degree in Energy and Sustainable Policy at Penn State University. Continue reading
Sydne is currently a senior at the University of Washington and is graduating this spring with a double major in International Studies and Spanish. She is a new IMBY intern as of April 2018 and is excited to hit the ground running along with the other new interns.
Auriza grew up in Kitsap County surrounded by the beauty of the Olympic Peninsula. She graduated from the UW Sociology program and completed an honors thesis on the Asian Pacific American experience–focusing on interactions and intersections of identity.
Shannon Urabe (pronounced ‘oo-raw-bay’) was born and raised on the island of Oahu, and spent her last four years in New York City studying Sociology with minors in Asian American Studies and Media at Hunter College.
Aron is from Skyway, Washington and is a senior at the University of Washington. He is majoring in Environmental Science with minors in Mathematics and Climate.
Hey! My name is Erin Savoy; I am a student at Seattle University studying Environmental Studies, Biology, and Spanish. I grew up in Reno, NV, Jacksonville, FL, and Portland, OR. Daughter of high desert dwellers and avid outdoors people, I spent my childhood outside, learning to hike, backpack, camp, and explore with my parents and two younger sisters.
My name is Megan and I am going into my final year at the University of Washington, majoring in Landscape Architecture with a minor in Urban Design and Planning. Originally born in Utah, I’ve lived in four different states, having settled in with my most recent move to Arizona. Loving the warm weather Arizona has to offer, I’m able to consistently do outdoor activities I enjoy.