My journey in humanitarianism began in the Amazon of Ecuador at age 20. Seeking a truth that was not presented to me in the western world I found myself under the deep, green canopy where I was immersed in plant medicine, indigenous wisdom, and an awareness of the natural world. I felt as if I had taken my first breath. Within a year, I had received more from the Indigenous communities I was working with than I could ever give back. My inquiries took me to study and volunteer with grassroot efforts in Guatemala, Mexico, Peru and back to Ecuador. Witnessing firsthand the struggles and bio-cultural treasures within these communities instilled a deep dedication to the wellbeing of the Indigenous communities of our world. It is truly the hearts of the people that move through me as I deepen my humanitarian journey.

 

I am currently working and living in Occidental and Santa Barbara, California. 

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Services & skills

Facilitator, web design, social media for social good, writer, and humanitarian. See "services" for inquiries about collaborating.

Institute for Emerging Visionaries

2018-2019

www.emergingvisionaries.org

Transformational Facilitation and Community Healing Arts Training

2019-2020

www.vanessastone.org/facilitation

Past and Current Work: The Riverstyx FoundationNaledi Initiative, California Global Youth Peace Summit