Meet Ellen

I am so thankful to have been on the frontlines to understand what really goes on in developing nations and seeing the expressions on the community member’s faces of true humility and bliss.

Change Fellow

Ellen earned her Bachelor of Science with Distinction at Purdue University in 2012 and worked for a General Contractor in Chicago’s Loop for two years. Seeking better vegan cuisine and outdoor adventure, she moved to Seattle where she was a Project Engineer for Lease Crutcher Lewis, focusing her career on Tech Tenant Interior buildouts for clients like Amazon, Starbucks, and Tableau. A lover of all things sustainable and philanthropic, Ellen is thrilled to fulfill her soul’s yearning to help others.