Cynthia is an outdoor enthusiast, nature lover, and compassionate leader. Raised in Northern California, Cynthia graduated with Honors in Women’s Studies and Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her love for culture is matched only by her love for the sea. Acting as a Scuba Instructor and Cruise Director, in addition to having her 50 ton Captain’s License, she has honed her ability to share remote places with intrepid explorers. Recently, Cynthia has worked with dolphins and special needs children, as well as taught Marine Science at a Montessori school, both while raising two children. Some of Cynthia’s favorite destination experiences include the South Pacific islands, Indonesia, the Philippines, Northern Australia, Central America, the Russian Far East, and the Sub-Antarctic Islands of New Zealand.