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A Vermont native, Patricia is a graduate of UVM with a degree in Secondary Education and holds a Master’s degree in International Education from NYU. She studied abroad in England and has traveled extensively around the world, including work as a teacher and curriculum developer in Tanzania. Patricia worked for both the United Nations on women’s issues and the U.S. State Department’s Office of Global Food Security. She is also President and Founder of a non-profit that provides nutrition and hygiene education to children in rural Guatemala. When not working, Patricia enjoys skiing, bouldering, hiking with her dog, and playing the ukulele. She is an advocate for environmental conservation and has a strong passion for human rights and empowerment of women and girls.
Emma Baylin, Intern
Emma Baylin is originally from Pennsylvania and is a senior at the University of Vermont majoring in Global Studies and minoring in Spanish. While studying abroad last semester in Barcelona, Spain she was able to travel around Europe and Africa. She finds that working with people from other countries is very rewarding and spent last summer teaching refugees and immigrants English in Philadelphia. Emma also loves traveling, hiking, and cooking.