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  • 2 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Lab Manager/Researcher
  • B.A. Psychology from Indiana University, M.S. Elementary ...
  • From Signal Mountain, TN, USA
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me


To continue to experience the beauty of meeting new people in new places.

To master the art of happy, affordable travel and to become proficient in Spanish.


I am an adventurous lady and very excited to be apart of this wonderful community of wanderers!

I am currently living in New Haven, CT. I moved here after receiving my B.A. in Psychology to work at a developmental research center at Yale University. I spend all day sharing interesting conversations with my colleagues and running studies with some of the most adorable kids in the world. I am also a graduate student at Southern Connecticut State University, where I am hoping to receive my M.S. in Elementary Education.

In my spare time, I utilize every possible moment that I can trying to make connections with people, travel to new places and soak up as much as possible from every experience. I love being outside! I am up for anything involving swimming, hiking, skiing, waterfall rapelling, or WHATEVER. :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have only had the pleasure of surfing while in Ecuador this past spring. It was an amazing experience, and I can't wait to do it again! My boyfriend Colin and I are also hoping to host sometime soon. New Haven is a great city, and we would love to show some of our fellow surfers around.


Meeting new people, traveling, live music, dancing, camping, hiking, skiing, waterfall rappelling, beautiful beaches, swimming, learning to surf, developmental research, education, learning to play the harmonica, learning spanish

  • arts
  • beauty
  • dancing
  • education
  • running
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • live music
  • hiking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • teaching
  • psychology
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: The Poisonwood Bible, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Heart of Darkness, East of Eden, The Sound and the Fury, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Harry Potter Series, Perfume, The Historian

Music: The Wood Brothers, Toubab Krewe, Shpongle, The Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, Amy Winehouse,Shovels & Rope,Patsy Cline, Old Crow Medicine Show, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Rodriguez

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I lived with a community of Jains in India for a short time, where I witnessed a great deal of amazing things. Sailing down the Ganges River was one of the many wonderful experiences of that journey.

Teach, Learn, Share

I love meeting people from all walks of life. I find that most people have something to teach me! Qualities that I especially gravitate towards include passion, compassion, ambition, and liveliness.

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