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  • 15 References 10 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • Research Assistant and Teaching Artist
  • Master's of Science in Curriculum and Instruction
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About Me


To meet you!


Recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Madison, with my M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction. I studied theatre, philosophy, literature, and Spanish in undergrad at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. Born and raised on the Big Island of Hawai'i, and lived in the Northwest for seven years. I currently reside in Madison, WI!

adj: excitable, wanderlusty, sleep-deprived, nostalgic, short, cynical, spirited, sarcastic, affectionate, hapa, curious, romantic, friendly, caffeinated, compassionate.

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

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

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

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


  • singing
  • dancing
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • teaching
  • philosophy
  • theatre
  • learning new things
  • trying new food
  • roller derby
  • watching films
  • boardgames
  • 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:

Lizzo, Janelle Monáe, The Staves, First Aid Kit, Sama Dams, Caravan Palace, Dirty Projectors, Kendrick Lamar, Keaton Henson, Angel Olsen, Regina Spektor, Alexi Murdoch, CocoRosie, Takuya Kuroda, Y'Akoto.

Arrival, Away We Go, Duck Butter, Beatriz at Dinner, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

The Plauge, Everything I Never Told You, The Hate U Give.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sat alone in The Ancient Theatre of Epidarus.

Countries I’ve Visited

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

Countries I’ve Lived In

Spain, United States

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