Dream Destination: Marine Conservation Volunteering & Scuba Diving in Caribbean
Mitch spent his formative years in Upstate NY and is a proud UC Berkeley alum (Go Bears!). His passions include rugby, reading, running, BBQ and... traveling. Mitch previously taught English in Taiwan and considers it a second home. He's been to 40+ countries and counting!
Dream Destination: Marine Research & Whale Shark Conservation in Mozambique
After graduating with a degree in Art History, Andrew decided to throw caution to the wind and teach English abroad in Taiwan. This turned out to be one of the best decisions he's ever made, because it was there where he met Mitch and together they founded Go Overseas.
Dream Destination: Eco-Lodge / Ranch & Conservation Project
Tucker is a Sonoma native, Hamilton alum, and proud co-founder of Go Overseas. His passions include cheese, running, and... traveling. Tucker has taught abroad at Avalon English in South Korea through Reach to Teach and volunteered with Seeds of Learning in El Salvador.
Dream Destination: Poon Hill Ghorepani Trek
Joanna is a Bay Area native, returned Peace Corps volunteer, and high school lacrosse coach. Her most recent hobby is boxing, and she (obviously) loves to travel. Joanna has studied abroad in Viterbo Italy through USAC and worked in community development in The Gambia with Peace Corps.
Volunteered in MalaysiaRead my review!
Dream Destination: Wildlife & Sustainability Voluntourism in Costa Rica
Alia is a Massachusetts-based artist who loves exploring new places. She has studied abroad in London at the University of the Arts London, researched photographic archives in Paris, recently road-tripped through Iceland’s incredible landscape, and is always planning her next adventure.
Dream Destination: The Pantanal Guide Experience
When she's not making the website more delightful, you can find Lauren sipping boba or jamming out at Soul Cycle. Lauren studied abroad in Rome with UC Berkeley visiting almost a dozen different countries while in Europe. She also volunteered in an elephant village with GVI Chiang Mai.
Volunteered in IndiaRead my review!
Dream Destination: Wildlife Hospital at the Australian Zoo
Jenny is a true Californian, born and raised in Northern California and Chico State alumna. While attending Chico State, she spent a semester studying abroad with USAC in Bilbao, Spain. She's an amateur photographer and lover of all things travel.
Learned Spanish in CubaRead my review!
Dream Destination: Turtle Rescue and Spanish Immersion Program
Katy was UC Berkeley History major and now (naturally) builds websites for a living and enjoys browsing bookstores and searching for the perfect poke bowl. Katy studied abroad at the University of Cambridge with UCEAP, and has travelled to Israel, Japan, Fiji, New Zealand and all over Europe.
Dream Destination: Learn Spanish & Sea Turtle Conservation in Guatemala
Ben is a Maine native and recent transplant to the Bay Area. He had a formative experience studying abroad in Madrid during college, and previously worked at EF Education First in Boston, MA. When not in the office, you'll likely find Ben hiking, cooking, and talking about Maine to whoever is willing to listen.
Dream Destination: Fiji Marine Conservation with Gapforce
Kelly is from St. Louis but growing up landlocked did not keep her from the ocean! She studied abroad with Semester at Sea and Seamester and has traveled to 30 countries. After 6 years in experiential education, Kelly aims to connect travelers to opportunities abroad.
Dream Destination: West Africa Between Dakar and Accra
Kelsey is half Brazilian, half British and grew up in Ecuador. She has also lived in Chile and Spain. In a former life she was private investigator but decided travel was more her speed. In her free time Kelsey enjoys being eco-conscious and hanging with her cats, Lentil & Jack.
Dream Destination: Annapurna Adventure Trek in Nepal
Izzy is from Santa Cruz, California and likes to spend as much time as possible in or around the ocean. Her favorite activities include urban hiking, eating fruit, and camping in the redwoods. While at Pitzer College, Izzy spent a semester studying abroad in Costa Rica.
Volunteered in SwazilandRead my review!
Dream Destination: 31-Day Southeast Asia Tour with The Dragon Trip
Valerie is writer and editor both in-office and on the weekends -- when she runs a travel blog and website about space tourism. She enrolled in grad school in London and has lived in every U.S. timezone. Valerie relocated to the Berkeley office from Seattle to join the Go Overseas team.