Vicky Chen joined EarthDance in 2017 as the new Outreach Coordinator. Her primary responsibilities include organizing community outreach opportunities, speaking engagements, assisting with partnership communication and she is the primary staff point person for issues related to EarthDance’s Community Food Assessment. She recently graduated from Syracuse University where she studied International Relations, Middle Eastern Studies, and Geography while writing an environmental column for university’s newspaper. She also researched present ecological issues for an internship at Small Planet Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A native New Englander, she has been drawn to the Midwest where EarthDance has inspired her to act on behalf of her passion for local, organic, sustainable, food. She is delighted to further EarthDance’s mission and call St. Louis home.