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Overview

  • 20 references 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • Doctoral Student
  • Master's of Science in Curriculum and Instruction
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To meet you!

ABOUT ME

Hawai'i (born and raised) ~ Washington (state) ~ Oregon ~ Wisconsin

she/ hers or they/ them

Recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Madison, with my M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction in the School of Ed. I'm starting my PhD in the same department this fall. I study how arts integration promotes equity, multiculturalism, and social justice in education. I focus particularly on drama-based education and maker education. I'm also a teaching artist for a few local orgs like Children's Theatre of Madison, Whoopensocker, and the Madison Public Library. In undergrad, I studied theatre, philosophy, literature, and Spanish (help me practice!).

adj: excitable, wanderlusty, sleep-deprived, nostalgic, anxious, short, cynical, spirited, sarcastic, affectionate, hapa, curious, romantic, friendly, compassionate, not-straight, pinay

n: artist, activist, philosopher, student, explorer, teacher, firebender

v: create, sing, act, contemplate, read, dance, rage, laugh, sigh, eat, adventure, Netflix, roller derby

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Making the world a smaller, friendlier place one couch at a time.

Interests

  • singing
  • dancing
  • walking
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • teaching
  • philosophy
  • theatre
  • learning new things
  • trying new food
  • roller derby
  • watching films
  • boardgames
  • rollerskating
  • intersectional feminism
  • critical theory
  • cooking with friends
  • arts education

Music, Movies, and Books

So many. Too many. But here are a few faves, new and old, that capture my current vibe:

~music~
Lizzo, Janelle Monáe, The Staves, First Aid Kit, Sama Dams, Too Many Zoos, Dirty Projectors, Kendrick Lamar, Stella Donnelly, Ile, Alexi Murdoch, CocoRosie, The Hives, Y'Akoto, Billie Eilish, Haley Heynderickx

~films~
Arrival, Away We Go, Duck Butter, Beatriz at Dinner, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Mad Max: Fury Road, A League of their Own, Castle in the Sky, Howl's Moving Castle, Spirited Away, Amelie.

~books~
The Plauge, Everything I Never Told You, American Gods, The Hate U Give, Song of Exile, Me and White Supremacy, The Bell Jar, currently listening to Cloud Atlas and Harry Potter y el prisionero de Azkaban

~tv shows~
Dear White People, Jane the Virgin, The Patriot Act, Workin' Moms, Call the Midwife, Queer Eye, The Good Place, One Day at a Time, Heroes, Sense8, Orphan Black, Schitt's Creek, Grace and Frankie.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Walked 480 miles across Spain + France for El Camino de Santiago.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Canada, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

Spain, United States

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