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Natasha Gold

Natasha Gold
Natasha Gold advocates for vulnerable, street-entrenched youth, connecting them to resources and supports through her work at an emergency youth shelter. She also likes to climb things, throw stones into the ocean, and read books in trees. She lives in British Columbia.

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I Don't Need to Be an Extrovert to Lead: Reflections on Backpacking in Alaska

By Natasha Gold on Jun 18, 2019
Photo by Natasha Gold
 

In January 2018, I was perusing the internet for outdoor schools on a whim that perhaps I would apply to a program. I stumbled onto the NOLS website; instantly, I wanted to go.

I found an 8-day women-only backpacking expedition in Alaska. I liked the idea of a women’s only trip and I have wanted to camp in Alaska since I was little.

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Topics: Live the Dream, Alaska, all-women, leadership, story, women in leadership