I’m a long distance hiker and relationship coach from the San Francisco Bay Area who is also passionate about nature and interconnection. In 2016, I completed a solo thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. To help other young women embark on their own personal transformation journeys, I hiked 2,300 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2018 to fundraise for girl empowerment nonprofits. 100% of what we raised during my six-month hike directly supported three women-run organizations that teach girls self-respect, bravery and camaraderie in the outdoors: