Hometown: Lincoln, Massachusetts
College: Colorado College
Fiona is currently the Sustainability Fellow at Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki where she teaches environmental issues and renewable energy solutions.
Originally from Lincoln, Massachusetts, Fiona is a 2015 graduate of Colorado College where she majored in environmental science. Fiona was a co-chair of the Outdoor Recreation Club and led many backpacking trips throughout Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. Before starting at Colorado College, Fiona took a gap year and spent three months living and trekking in Nepal and working on a farm in Italy. During the fall of 2014, she biked from Colorado Springs to Aspen (265.2 miles) with a group of Colorado College students. Fiona earned her Wilderness First Responder, and in her free time, she loves to cook with friends and go for bike rides.
In 2013, Fiona led High Sierra Explorer; in 2014, she led Alaska Explorer; in 2015, she led Yukon Leadership; and in 2016, she led the Alpine Challenge. She writes, “There is no better way to spend the summer than working with students who are excited to spend time outside, play lots of games and take on challenges together as a team.”