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  • 24 references 16 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Russian, Telugu
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Telugu Student + build games to help others learn Telugu
  • Khan Academy
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About Me

Happy to host when I can! 😊 I helped a landlord manage their rentals in Indianapolis, then traveled to Central Asia for a year, and managed luxury apartments in Bloomington.

I'm currently studying computer programming and the Telugu language.

Хотя мой русский язык = чут чут слова... я знаю русский клавиатуру, не видя! 😂 Я люблю учиться!

Get to know me through video:
- short speech in Bishkek:

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

🌎 Travel the world.
😜 Make new friends.
⛺ Experience different ways of living.

❤️ A place we all can call "home".
👪 One world family.


Dreaming of more connected + self-sufficient communities.

Coding = programming computers. 💻
Stories = programming people. 📖

Computers help to automate the basic necessities of life.
Stories help our species adapt + evolve.

... I could spend all day gardening. 😍💦🌱🌱🌱🌱🌱🌞

  • photography
  • education
  • environment
  • vegetarian
  • technology
  • movies
  • traveling
  • minimalism
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • camping
  • volunteering
  • personal development
  • sustainability
  • reading books
  • star trek
  • exploration
  • compassion
  • peace
  • good conversation
  • community
  • vegan cooking
  • green living
  • world peace
  • diversity
  • self-sufficiency
  • honesty
  • teetotaler
  • values

Music, Movies, and Books

🤸 Inspirational People______
-The Dalai Lama
-Brendon Burchard
-Neil Degrasse Tyson
-Captain Jean Luc Picard
-Eckhart Tolle

▶️ YouTube Channels___________
-Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
-Self Sufficient Me

📺 TV____________________________
-Star Trek: Next Generation
-Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
-Game of Thrones
-Key and Peele

🎥 Movies________________________
-Aamir Khan films (actor/producer: Dangal, Lagaan, Like Stars on Earth)
-Miyazaki films
-Pay It Forward
-Pursuit of Happiness
- Tollywood movies 😍😍😍😍😍 Actors: Brahmanandam, Nani, Sai Pallavi, Mahesh Babu, Vidyullekha Raman, Chiranjeevi...

🎶 Music_________________________
-Jazz vocals
-Mike Oldfield
-Classical dubstep
-Потап и Настя
-Skillrex Radio (Pandora)
-Carbon Based Life Forms Radio (Google Home)
-Anything to sing-along to / secretly dance around the house while cleaning

🎲 Card Games_________________________

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Recently started learning to code Javascript, HTML/CSS, Java, Python3.

PAST (a small sample)
-studied in Europe one summer ✈️📚
-started 2 profitable businesses as a kid 💰
-toured US twice with a drum corps 🇺🇸
-graduated high school early 🎓
-marched 40lbs drums in college. 🎵
-beat college men's calf-raise record. 18reps @ 375lbs 🏋️
-paid to teach high school music ensembles at age 16 👩🏫
-wheelchair to walking to running ♿
-built a king-size loft bed (carried the wood 1 mile!) 🔨
-designed tiny-home plans 🎨
-took care of a mother + 5yr old autistic child until they could get their own home 👩👩👦
-helped new coding grads get jobs paying over $100k USD (with no degree myself) 💸
-recorded day in 5-minute blocks to see where time was being wasted 📊
-paid to fly to San Francisco to pitch for startup (in place of CEO) 🎤💬
-traveled to innovation/R+D labs of companies like Google, Microsoft, Adobe, The NY Times, etc. ✈️
-cut grocery bill down by 80% 🍲

Teach, Learn, Share

Can Teach____________________
-interview tips 👔
-ways to save money / control spending habits 💵
-cheap + quick vegan/vegetarian meals 🌱
-can teach others how to read all Telugu letters and secondary letters (aksharaalu, gunintaalu, ottulu)

Want to Learn________________
-Coding 💻
-Boxing 👊
-Vegan cooking 🌱
-To live on less 🎒
-To connect people more (specifically neighbors + communities) 🔗
-Tips for traveling to India (my dream!) ✈️
-Telugu (language, music, dance, etc.) 💬🎶
-Russian 💬
-Hindi 💬

What I Can Share with Hosts

People say that my life is full of interesting stories... If you like a good story, just ask questions to spark the memories.

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Gibraltar, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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