Noelle (she/her, Baltimore, MD) has built her life and community around bikes adventures and is thrilled to be able to channel that energy full-time leading Bikepacking Roots. She put her amateur route building skills to the test on a 4,200 mile solo bike trip from Baltimore through the Northeast and Maritime Canada. In recent years, she has immersed herself into bikepacking and is eager to support the creation of more opportunities for folks of all identities and skill levels to get out on bikes in wild places. Noelle’s diverse career has ranged from running a small medical non-profit in Guatemala to most recently providing programmatic and operational leadership for a national advocacy initiative at the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Noelle has a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.