Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am a transplant from a splattering of places... always looking
for meaning in the work I do, the relationships I build with others
(which definitely helps me do my job effectively!) and in my
I am interested in people that are genuine, goal-oriented, and
self-aware. I like people that appreciate and enjoy spending time
in the great outdoors.
I'd much prefer it if you send me a message rather than rate me
highly- I am not a "plus" user which renders this tool ineffectual.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I am a grad student. Right now research and publishing is my main
I am very interested in matters of equity and social justice, and
have been as long as I can remember.
I would love to complement this by sharing my time with another
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I've often been told I'm tenacious, conscientious and sweet.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Flicks: The Orchid Thief, Spirited Away, City of Lost Children. In
general, I love independent movies and dramas.
Reads: A Thousand Acres, Oliver Sacks, Elyn Saks, Sarah Waters,
James Baldwin, Equus, Oscar Wilde.
Food: Real Chinese, Indian, anything spicy.
Music: classical, indie rock, flamenco, tabla, harmonium, etc.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Those closest to me
Discomfort/search for growth
Mindfulness, meditation, a spiritual practice
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Living overseas again, spending more time in green spaces.
Things related to my schooling and work:
Policing, gentrification, and the increasing economic divide
between classes in the U.S., corruption, women's empowerment.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Dinner with friends, a concert, or studying.
You should message me if
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- You are a respectful, open minded, and motivated person, are
intellectually curious, and are interested in other cultures.
- You are more left leaning than not.
Who are you looking for?
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