Abby's first career was as a newspaper reporter, most of it spent at The Oregonian, where she covered just about everything from the Olympic Games to the environment. She began coaching youth and adult rowers about six years ago, the same time that she started coaching kids in Nordic skiing. Abby hopes her new career will include all of her different passions - she's a freelance writer, is writing a novel and is studying for her personal athletic trainer certification.

Corin Seguljic graduated from Hamilton College in 2015 with a BA in Economics. Her undergraduate research explored gender discrimination in India as well as industrial organization and entrepreneurship in Nepal. She is deeply committed to gender equality and sustainable consumption. Corin is pursuing a career in international development, inspired, in part, by her studies in Kathmandu, Nepal. On a clear night, she can often be found stargazing.

Jeremie Tomohiko Rinta was born in Portland and is interested in cultural critique, media, and art. He was a Japan Exchange Teaching Programme participant and taught writing, public speaking, and language at Waseda University, where he earned his M.A. in Communications, and at Berlitz. He is the better half of a set of twins and best friends with a pair of border collies.

Jeremy is a Massachusetts native and a graduate of Oberlin College. He is passionate about social justice, human rights, and economic development. Prior to writing for the Global Envision blog, he served as an intern with both the Clinton Global Initiative and Mercy Corps. In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys hiking, going to concerts, and playing with his roommates’ excessively energetic Great Dane.

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Paige Poorman is a Portland native graduating from the University of Colorado Boulder in May 2016. She is a Political Science major with a certificate in Global Gender and Sexuality Studies. She studied abroad in Prague, Czech Republic during the summer of 2014. Her interests include politics, social justice, Twitter, traveling, music, writing, the great outdoors, and of course, her two dogs, Zuni and Francis. She also recently started a photography blog with the help of her first ‘real’...

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