Mariko Ching


Mariko has roots in both Seattle, WA and Oahu, HI. She is passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion in the outdoors, especially amongst queer women of color. She holds a B.A. in Gender and Global Health and Development from Swarthmore College. In addition to strategizing at Outdoor Asian, she is the Program Director of Climbers of Color, a Washington State non-profit seeks to train leaders of color in the sport of mountaineering. Mariko is an avid rock climber, mountaineer and bicyclist.

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**Available for speaking engagements


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