Halfway through a rigorous Interior Design program at the #1 school in the nation--and following a life-changing study abroad in Australia--Gina realized that she didn't want to be an Interior Designer. She spent the rest of her time at college twisting and bending projects to fit her desire to become a student of culture and a creative problem solver (who more often than not, is working with her first love... food). She now lives in Denmark.
Iggy helps individuals and groups function like champions. From working in the wilderness to working with gritty roller derby teams, Iggy brings calm and a sense of humor to helping individuals and groups function at their best. Iggy has worked for Outward Bound, several liberal arts colleges, and now through her own independent business to make the world a better place through thoughtful attention to human growth and team development. Iggy also sometimes teaches courses with our students.
recently finished her Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology. She also completed a certificate in Ecopsychology, at Lewis and Clark. She transitioned to this career after teaching high school English, hoping to maximize her positive impact on students and schools. Mary is interested in how numbers can affect people's daily lives, sustainable systems, and building healthy learning communities. She lives in St. John's and enjoys hiking with her dog son.
is a nostalgic celluloid curmudgeon with a hint of curiosity. Sigfried started as a film projectionist, then ran and installed theatrical cinemas. He has had many years of stage production and work with IATSE doing camera and lighting for variety of film and commercial productions. Rabid traveling and espresso devouring churns his life. Currently he is laying groundwork for a non-profit professional film on-demand production and releasing company. And he goes on many of our Learn & Explore trips.
has been working in higher education for over 10 years. She describes herself as a student affairs professional turned academic and has passion for helping students learn, development, and grow. She also loves teaching faculty and students how to strengthen their self-efficacy - beliefs about what they can do. In 2019, Ayeesha plans to bring her meaningful work to life by starting her own consulting business. Work-life integration is important to Ayeesha as well. She enjoys midday workouts, spending time with family and friends, learning, eating, and doing work that matters.