Andrew Dunkle Bio
Andrew Dunkle
Co-Founder

Dream Destination: Marine Research & Whale Shark Conservation in Mozambique

After graduating with a degree in Art History, Andrew decided to throw caution to the wind and teach English abroad in Taiwan. This turned out to be one of the best decisions he's ever made, because it was there where he met Mitch and together they founded Go Overseas.

Mitch Gordon Bio
Mitch Gordon
Co-Founder

Dream Destination: Marine Conservation Volunteering & Scuba Diving in Caribbean

Mitch spent his formative years in Upstate NY and is a proud UC Berkeley alum (Go Bears!). His passions include rugby, reading, running, BBQ and... traveling. Mitch previously taught English in Taiwan and considers it a second home. He's been to 40+ countries and counting!

Alia Pialtos Bio
Alia Pialtos
Chief Operating Officer

Dream Destination: Wildlife & Sustainability Voluntourism in Costa Rica

Alia is a Massachusetts-based artist who loves exploring new places. She has studied abroad in London at the University of the Arts London, researched photographic archives in Paris, recently road-tripped through Iceland’s incredible landscape, and is always planning her next adventure.

Joanna LaFrancesca Bio
Joanna LaFrancesca
VP of Partnerships & Strategy

Dream Destination: Poon Hill Ghorepani Trek

Joanna is a Bay Area native, returned Peace Corps volunteer, and high school lacrosse coach. Her most recent hobby is boxing, and she (obviously) loves to travel. Joanna has studied abroad in Viterbo Italy through USAC and worked in community development in The Gambia with Peace Corps.

Kelsey Azoubel Mitchell Bio
Kelsey Azoubel Mitchell
Account Manager

Dream Destination: West Africa Between Dakar and Accra

Kelsey is half Brazilian, half British and grew up in Ecuador. She has also lived in Chile and Spain. In a former life she was private investigator but decided travel was more her speed. In her free time Kelsey enjoys being eco-conscious and hanging with her cats, Lentil & Jack.

Tracy Kuhle Bio
Tracy Kuhle
Partnerships Manager

Dream Destination: Volunteer to Improve Access to Education & Trek National Parks

Tracy is a Midwesterner and former college tennis player. After studying (and eating croquetas) in Burgos, Spain for 4 months, she returned to teach English in Madrid. She’s visited 16 countries in the last 2 years but her list of places to visit only keeps growing!

Jessica Beatty Bio
Jessica Beatty
Community Manager

Dream Destination: Women's Empowerment: Volunteer Internships in Lima, Peru

A SoCal native, Jessica is passionate about collecting unique experiences. She has haggled over rugs in Morocco, foraged for medicinal plants in Belize, taught English in Germany, Japan, and Spain, and pet dogs in each of the 26 countries she has visited.

Anna Pedersen Bio
Anna Pedersen
Managing Editor

Dream Destination: Hiking and Horse Riding Tour in Mongolia

Anna was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. Before returning home, she studied abroad in Chile and Spain, worked in Abu Dhabi for over two years, lived on a German farm as a writer-in-residence, farm-hopped all over South America, and traveled to 45+ countries. Her current adventure involves staying-put and learning how to be a dog mom to Stevie Nicks.

Tucker Hutchinson Bio
Tucker Hutchinson
Co-Founder & Advisor

Dream Destination: Eco-Lodge / Ranch & Conservation Project

Tucker is a Sonoma native, Hamilton alum, and proud co-founder of Go Overseas. His passions include cheese, running, and... traveling. Tucker has taught abroad at Avalon English in South Korea through Reach to Teach and volunteered with Seeds of Learning in El Salvador.

Go Overseas Team Surfing
Go Overseas Team Retreat in Tahoe
Go Overseas Team at the top of Half-Dome

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