The Team Behind Go Overseas

MITCH GORDON
CEO & Co-Founder
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Mitch spent his formative years in in Upstate NY and is a proud UC Berkeley alum (Go Bears!). His passions include rugby, reading, running, BBQ and.... traveling. He's happy to chat big ideas, entrepreneurship, politics or philosophy with anyone!

Mitch previously taught English in Taiwan and considers it a 2nd home. He's been to 40+ countries and counting and believes passionately that meaningful travel & cultural exchange > cruises and beach vacations (take a trip not a vacation!).

LAUREN TANG
UX/UI Designer
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Integrative biology major Lauren keeps the Go Overseas site beautiful, and the Go Overseas team well fed (Best Baker Award 2016). When she's not making the website more delightful, you can find her sipping boba or jamming out to mashups at Soul Cycle.

Lauren studied abroad in Rome with UC Berkeley visiting almost a dozen different countries while in Europe.

KATIE HAMMEL
Marketing Manager
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Born and raised in Detroit, Katie took her first international trip in college and immediately contracted an incurable case of wanderlust. Since then she's visited six continents, including Antarctica, and lived in three states before settling in the Bay Area.

Katie has nearly a decade of travel industry experience, first working as a freelance travel writer and then honing her marketing and PR skills at travel companies including Viator and TripCreator.

CARLY FREEMAN
Community & Social Media Intern
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While calling Colorado home, Carly has had plenty of adventures overseas, including living in Florence, Italy for a semester with CAPA Study Abroad. When she isn't traveling or working as the Social Media Intern for Go Overseas, Carly spends her time exploring everything that the Rocky Mountains have to offer.

Go Overseas' Columnists

LISA SALTAGI
Study Abroad | Languages | Italy
NATALIE SOUTHWICK
Volunteer Abroad | Latin America

Twitter: @nsouthwick
Blog: A Year Without Peanut Butter

ELAINA GIOLANDO

Blog: Life Before 30
Twitter: @_LifeBefore30

LAUREN SALISBURY

Blog: Something In Her Ramblings

RICHELLE GAMLAM

Blog Adventures Around Asia