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change coming from unexpected places and people
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Palmer, AK, United States
"The important thing is to not stop questioning."
My passion to affect change has crept into every corner of my being. I love the diversity of ideas and powerful collaboration present on OpenIDEO - that is the recipe for incredible creativity and implementable solutions. With a background in education and project management, I look forward to contributing to topics I know I'm excited about and getting up to speed on more unfamiliar global issues.
Let the ideas run wild!
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