Portland |OR| Global Shapers

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Emma Platais

Co-Curator

 

Hometown: Washington D.C. / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Issues I feel passionate about: Expanding access to capital for the financially
excluded | Supporting Artists of the Global Majority

Favorite Spot in PDX: Running trails in Forest Park

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Ahmed Mousa

Co-Curator

 

Hometown: Long Beach, California

Issues I feel passionate about: Climate | Migration | Security

Favorite Spot in PDX: Tanner Springs Park

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Ian Leslie

Shaper

 

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Issues I feel passionate about: Homelessness | Helping people with less
opportunities get an even playing field | Getting polarizing opinions in the same room

Favorite spot in PDX: Running along the waterfront

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Laura Mortara

Shaper

 

Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Issues I feel passionate about: Domestic food and water security | Natural resource
management and social impact analysis - are we actually helping?

Favorite spot in PDX: Mount Tabor Park (with coffee, always with coffee)

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Chase Bissett

Shaper

 

Hometown: Lake Oswego, Oregon

Issues I feel passionate about: Homelessness | Urban Development |
Middle Eastern Geopolitics

Favorite spot in PDX: McCall Waterfront (Springtime)

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Valeria Vidal Alvarado

Shaper

 

Hometown: Lima, Peru

Issues I feel passionate about: Affordable housing | Climate Change | Opportunities
for immigrants and people with disabilities

Favorite spot in PDX: Forest Park

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Frankie Lewington

Shaper

 

Hometown: Salinas, California

Issues I feel passionate about: Climate Change | Homelessness

Favorite spot in PDX: Providence Park (Go Timbers!!!)

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Nupur Patel

Shaper

 

Hometown: Windermere, Florida

Issues I feel passionate about: Affordable Housing | City Beautification |
Environmental Preservation

Favorite spot in PDX: Springwater Corridor

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Charles Bailey Campbell

Shaper

 

Hometown: Lake Oswego, Oregon

Issues I feel passionate about: China-U.S relations | Entrepreneurship |
Small Business | Sustainability

Favorite spot in PDX: Bailey’s Tap room + the gorge.

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Ziad Elsahili

Shaper

 

Hometown: West Linn, Oregon

Issues I feel passionate about: Growing our local economy | Equality | Gun Control |
Diversity & Inclusion

Favorite spot in PDX: Columbia River Gorge

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Calvin Spearing

Shaper

 

Hometown: PDX!

Issues I feel passionate about: Recycling | The Environment | Climate Change |
Waste | Homelessness

Favorite spot in PDX: Recently, sunsets at Dickinson Park #mynewspot

Farah Jesani

Shaper

 

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Issues I feel passionate about: Women's Rights | POC/Female Entrepreneurship

Favorite spot in PDX: Any place with pie (chocolate cream pie please)

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Claudia Nielsen

Shaper

 

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Issues I feel passionate about: Climate Change | The Built Environment |
Education Equality

Favorite spot in PDX: The top of Mt. Tabor at sunset!

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Kathleen Capanema

Shaper

 

Hometown: Hartford, Connecticut / Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Issues I feel passionate about: Sustainability | Taking action on Climate Change

Favorite spot in PDX: Still exploring this wonderful city so can’t think of a favorite
spot, but I love Portland’s gardens (especially its fruit trees!)

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Fred Storm

Shaper

 

Hometown: London, U.K.

Issues I feel passionate about: The Conservation of Nature | Protecting Wildlife |
Increasing access to the outdoors for everyone

Favorite spot in PDX: Cathedral Park underneath the St. Johns Bridge

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Oriana Wong

Shaper

 

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Issues I feel passionate about: Education | Environmental (Focus: Energy) | Immigration

Favorite spot in PDX: Salt & Straw (wish they had a punchcard)

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Natalia Ibarra

Shaper

 

Hometown: Cúcuta, Colombia / Orlando, Florida

Issues I feel passionate about: Sustainability | Gender Equality | Education Equality | Global Health

Favorite spot in PDX: Salt & Straw

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Brittany Kimzey

Shaper

 

Hometown: Iowa City, IA

Issues I feel passionate about: Human Rights | Economic and Social Justice | Community Organizing | Educating people about the democratic process

Favorite spot in PDX: Mocks Crest Park