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Aayzed Tanweer

When he isn't consumed by chronic procrastination, Aayzed spends his time reveling in cult classic films, concocting wild conspiracy theories, and chatting up strangers every chance he gets. Also food. Copious amounts of mouth-watering, sweat-inducing, life-shattering food. 

 

He's incredibly drawn to the written word, and makes vain attempts of his own at exploring his curiosities by way of his blog.

 

Click on any link to explore his work or check out his blog at analogdaydreams.com.

Ciara Post

Ciara Post is her happiest when she’s making, looking, and talking about art, hiking with her friends, and running on the beach. She also ideally should not be spoken to before her morning coffee.

 

Ciara is trying to get better at the crossword and would like to learn how to code. You will often find her laughing so hard that she cannot breathe, in debates with her brother, or both.

 

Click on any link to explore her work, or follow her on Instagram: @ciaragspost.

Gregory Light

Gregory Light is a bartender, a traveler, a cook, a guitar player, a blackbelt, a French speaker, a cliff diver, a part-time theoretical physicist, a philosopher, a dog owner, a Star Wars lover, and probably some other things too. No one has ever seen Gregory and Batman in the same room…

He loves to rock climb, hike, and explore new trails. Most of all, he loves learning more about the world by getting to know strangers as friends.

 

Click on any link to explore his work, or follow Gregory on Instagram at @greggo_my_leggo

Katie Brickwood

Gregory Light is a bartender, a traveler, a cook, a guitar player, a blackbelt, a French speaker, a cliff diver, a part-time theoretical physicist, a philosopher, a dog owner, a Star Wars lover, and probably some other things too. No one has ever seen Gregory and Batman in the same room…

He loves to rock climb, hike, and explore new trails. Most of all, he loves learning more about the world by getting to know strangers as friends.

 

Click on any link to explore his work, or follow Gregory on Instagram at @greggo_my_leggo

Meredith Prescott

Meredith recently graduated from the George Washington University with a BS in Public Health. She is now spending a year serving as an Americorps member in Western Colorado with a food security nonprofit that hosts students and grows vegetables to donate to hunger relief.

 

She hopes to continue learning about and serving in the interdisciplinary fields of public health, food security/food justice, and sustainable agriculture.

Click on any link to explore her work.

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Michael Oosterhout

Though mainly a musician by trade, Michael is an avid appreciator of all the arts and has a passion for education. Whenever he is (rarely) not teaching, practicing, or sleeping, he loves to write, sing, and help his brother.

Michael has served as Program Manager at an award-winning educational theatre company and is currently on faculty at both a music center and a small independent school in Connecticut. He is a graduate of Vassar College.

Click on any link to explore his work.

Noah Walker

Noah Walker is either in lab, class, or bed. He’s a passionate young Black scientist pursuing his Ph.D. and loves talking about serious issues like race, but also food, football, horror flicks, and music. He moonlights as the leader of the Official Patrice Cavanaugh Fan Club.

 

He wants to be able to use his degree to make new drugs to cure diseases, showing other minorities that they can succeed in higher education and/or whatever else they set their minds to.

Click on any link to explore his work.

Noor Chaudry

Noor is working as a consultant for the Social Sector Accelerator — a nonprofit consulting firm dedicated to building more effective grant-maker practice.

 

She majored in Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University, leading a refugee and migrant advocacy group called No Lost Generation (NLG). 

 

She hopes to utilize her skills as an organizer to lead a rich career dedicated to social good and lasting impact.

Click on any link to explore her work.

Patrice Newman Cavanaugh

Patrice is a former banker, serving in the capacities of Vice President and Senior Vice President for two different banks respectively. She is also a former first lady of a University in the state of Florida.

 

Now she devotes her time to loving her family and touching the lives of people in her community.

Click on any link to explore her work.

Ricardo Espitia

Ricardo was a Youth Development Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines from 2014-2016. During his service, he worked for the nation’s social welfare program where he supported children, youth, and family programming.

 

He has a passion for cooking, hiking, volunteering, traveling, and youth development.

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Sachin Samarakone

Sachin is a puppet, a pauper, a pirate, a poet and a pawn who hopes to one day be a king because in the wise words of frank sinatra: That’s life!

 

He is happiest whiling the hours away with his friends, counting his age not by years (which he hates to admit is slowly getting up there) but by meaningful relationships developed

 

Click any link to explore his work or follow him on Instagram: @nacho_sacho

Sebastian van Bastelaer

Sebastian is currently either devouring a book on obscure 18th-century history or watching college basketball. He has worked in government and the nonprofit sector, published academic articles in a variety of publications, and dabbled as a sportswriter.

 

He will never rest until everyone on Earth knows that 1) The U.S. Constitution doesn’t say what you think it does and 2) French fries are Belgian, not French.

Click any link to explore his work

Stan Scott

Stan is a Korean speaking horror-guru who's goal in life is to connect with as many people as possible, make them laugh and to strengthen his legs walking across various countries.

 

He also has a passion for building birdhouses and a degree from the "Harvard of Canada."

 

Click any link to explore his work.

Stephanie Fuchs

Stephanie is a conservationist who is passionate about our natural world and the fate of our planet.

 

In 2010, Stephanie visited Tanzania, fell in love with a Maasai warrior, and never left. She now lives with her Maasai family in the Tanzanian bush, enjoys herding her cattle, and is working on several projects aimed at the preservation of Maasai culture.'

 

Click any link to explore her look or follow her on Instagram @masai_story

Teddy Chiara

Teddy is an adventure-loving, joke-slinging, French-speaking political science and philosophy student at McGill University. During his free time, he enjoys exploring new trails, meeting new friends, and reconnecting with old ones. 

 

In the future, Teddy aspires to travel the world and enter a career helping people facing injustice and poverty.

 

Click any link to explore his work, or check out his page on the McGill International Review

Virgilio Velasco Raymundo

Virgilio is an avid teacher, learner, and community advocate. You will most often find him teaching technology or reading at El Centro Explorativo in La Pista, Guatemala, or riding speedily around Nebaj on his motorcycle.

Click on any link to explore his work.

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