Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
I took an Outward Bound course in Maine, which got me on a path toward outdoor education.
I worked for The Food Project, teaching young people and volunteers about sustainability agriculture.
I took a NOLS course in Alaska and started guiding trips. Continued guiding during the summers.
Worked at a public high school in Boston to implement environmental education training for teachers.
Taught at Eagle Rock School & Professional Development Center in CO after college.
I took courses at Harvard part-time, which launched me on my career in campus sustainability.
Traveled on retrofitted yellow school bus to different bioregions in the country for grad school.
I decided to leave Boston & a colleague pointed me to my current position.
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Career

Cofounder & Community Influencer

I convene, connect, foster collaborations, and celebrate the stories of Vermont women business owners.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Business
Education
Communicating / Sharing Stories

Day to Day

I have a flexible work schedule; especially now has a mompreneur.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Be flexible and focus more on your skill set than on getting a degree on a specific topic. Do as many side projects as possible to build skills. Field experience is helpful and can certainly help you focus on what you want to do with your graduate studies. Build a portfolio both a paper version and digitally via your social profiles such as LinkedIn.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

"You graduated with a philosophy degree. Geez, you're more unemployable than me."

Interviewed By

Anonymous Student