Ellen Conrad grew up in Lakewood, Colorado and attended Goshen College, where she earned an Environmental Science degree with a concentration in Sustainability and a minor in Bible, Religion, and Philosophy. During her time at Goshen, she spent three months studying abroad in Sichuan, China and one month traveling in New Delhi, India. Ellen has devoted much of her time to music and theater by performing in Goshen Monologues and Women’s World Choir and served as a staff writer for Goshen College’s newspaper, The Record. In her free time, Ellen enjoys hiking, cooking, biking, and up-cycling. She was part of the East End cohort, and served at the Environmental Charter School.