I'm a geographer, earth systems scientist, and outdoor enthusiast with a particular fondness for long-distance hiking, bouldering, and High Sierra marmots. I am a passionate advocate for accessibility and equity in the outdoors and environmental spaces, and love to connect with folks outside. By weekday, I'm an earth sciences researcher and geospatial analyst, freelance cartographer and visual designer, youth climbing mentor with GirlVentures, and co-founder of 501(she)3 in Oakland, CA.
I grew up in the suburbs of Southern California between occasional camping trips to Joshua Tree National Park. Scrambling over boulders, hiking over cacti, and spotting rattlesnakes were my first wilderness experiences. To this day, I find a particular comfort in the heat of the desert and the cries of a coyote.
I studied at the University of California, Berkeley where I completed a degree in Earth System Science Geography and a minor in Geospatial Information Science & Technology (and an unofficial degree in the college newspaper). If you want to talk environmental science, topography, spatial data, or layout design, shoot me a line.
A few other things I care about: dogs, baseball, yoga as a tool, bold lipsticks, the many expressions and experiences of latinidad, hiking your own hike, intersectional feminism, and nice fonts.
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