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Overview

  • 1 reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning German, Spanish
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • student
  • working on Bachelor's in Women & Gender Studies/German
  • From Califon, NJ, USA
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About Me

The pandemic was a catalyst for me to quit my job and go back to school. I'm currently working on my Bachelor's at Rutgers, double-majoring in Women & Gender Studies and German.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm participating in a study abroad this summer (2022) in Berlin and plan to do a little traveling before the program starts in early June.

Interests

I worked in the beer industry for many years, primarily in brewery front-of-house operations or at beer bars in management and product procurement. I love philosophy and learning about the world through a radical transnational feminist lens. I enjoy doing, whether it's artsy projects or any kind of indoor or outdoor game/sport. And I absolutely love animals; I'm pretty much fully vegetarian, working on transitioning to being vegan...

  • beer
  • philosophy
  • arts & crafts
  • radical transnational feminism
  • games & sports
  • animals & pets

Music, Movies, and Books

A few favorite artists: The Mountain Goats, Rubblebucket, Paul Simon, Johnny Cash
Some books: Anything by Kurt Vonnegut, Chuck Palahniuk, bell hooks, Angela Davis, Octavia Butler; Decarcertaing Disability by Liat Ben-Moshe

What I Can Share with Hosts

I try my best to be as considerate and non-intrusive as a guest. I would add quiet, although that doesn't mean that I don't love to socialize and meet new people, as I love new connections and experiences.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, United States

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