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  • Fluent in English, Ukrainian; learning Amharic, Arabic (Baharna), French, Spanish
  • 34, Female
  • Miembro desde 2012
  • ESL Teacher and Organic Farmer/Permaculture Designer
  • Master's of Science in Education, Current PhD student in ...
  • De New York, NY, USA
  • Has completado un 45% de tu perfil

Sobre mí

I am an ESL Teacher and permaculture agronomist who specializes in developing literacy programs in multicultural contexts. I have developed sustainability and literacy programs with universities, social enterprises, public schools and nonprofits in New York City, Pennsylvania, Ukraine, Virginia, and Ethiopia

Por qué estoy en Couchsurfing

I just spent the last two years launching Ethiopia's first certified organic fruit and vegetable company. I came back to the US for a "dream job" in California but the dream wasn't real. I quit two weeks ago and just got a new job in Queens, teaching permaculture in public schools! I'm very excited about this opportunity but I need to build up some savings before I can afford a place of my own to stay. I haven't lived in New York for many years, so I'm looking to make new friends and build connections. Thank you for welcoming me into your home :)

Intereses

Singing, yoga, cooking, gardening and writing. I love exchanging ideas with people from different cultures and backgrounds.

Música, películas y libros

I'm a huge fan of podcasts like Radiolab or the Moth. I also love 30 Rock and Parks and Rec.
I love any books by Malcolm Gladwell.
My favorite movies include "Contact" with Jodie Foster and "Lion" with Dev Patel.

Algo increíble que he hecho

I launched Ethiopia's first certified organic fruit and vegetable company. I also launched a program teaching preliterate immigrant teens how to read, write and grow food by designing and installing organic gardens. My work as an educator has been featured in the New York Times, Al Jazeera, and MacArthur Foundation documentaries.

Qué puedo ofrecer a los anfitriones

Gardening skills, ESL instruction, cooking, Ukrainian folk singing, creative writing.

Países que he visitado

Canada, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom

Países en los que he vivido

Ethiopia, United States

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