Kaiwen 李愷文 (they, them, theirs) grew up in New York and has called Seattle home for over a decade. Kaiwen first started working in outdoor and environmental education in 2006 and has since expanded their repertoire to include field ecology, habitat restoration, environmental justice, youth work, and creative group facilitation. As a community engagement professional, Kaiwen is committed to advancing equity and building power in communities of color through institutional change and personal transformation. Kaiwen received WA Wildlife & Recreation Coalition's 2019 Forward Award, served on the City of Seattle's Environmental Justice Committee, and was recognized as one of the National Park Conservation Association's "Top 10 Under 40."
Contact Kaiwen at kaiwen[at]outdoorasian.com.