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Ellen Bechtel

Wellesley, MA, United States

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  • 20 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Student
  • Wellesley College
  • From Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
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About Me

Hello! I'm a feminist environmental scientist and ocean conservation art educator and activist. Yep, all at the same time - I have a stellar job.

I love to travel and experience new places and meet new people, so let's go eat delicious things / take great walks / talk social justice / make some art / play some music together!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I travel a lot for conferences and workshops, and I love meeting new people so I would love to couchsurf with you.

I did a lot of couchsurfing about 3 years ago, and haven't been on in a while because I was finishing my studies. Now I'm back and very excited to start up again!


Social justice, intersectional feminism, ecowomanism, environmental science, geology, oceanography, sailing, education, art-as-activism, playing music, swimming, biking, hiking, learning about your life and experiences, and literally a ton of other stuff.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I've sailed as a crew member and climate researcher on a voyage from California to French Polynesia.

Teach, Learn, Share

I want to learn about your experiences, as well as the place-based history of where you/we are. I'd also like to get to know you as a person!

I can teach bike repair, basic guitar, cleaning tricks, annnnd...some other stuff?

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Canada, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Marshall Islands, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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