ambassadors

Meet the #hydawaycrew


ambassadors

Meet the #hydawaycrew


ambassadors

Meet the #hydawaycrew

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Payton
@paytonmeetsworld
Product analyst at disney World

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Kenya & Tanzania.  "I love the wildlife and learning about a culture very different from our own."
  • In Her Free Time: She visits Disney Parks, travels, and spends time outside!
  • Fun Fact: She's 4'11." Small but mighty, she says!

sara
@sobauer
HomeCare therapist

  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: Everywhere! She keeps one in her work bag to stay hydrated between clients.
  • Her Sustainability Habits: Reusable everything! Brings a bag on hikes to collect trash along the trails.
  • Favorite Place(s) She's Traveled To: Glacier National Park & Aruba
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Emma
@ecoemmersveganeats
Chicago actress/singer/musician

  • Her Hobbies: Performance Art, Cooking, & Gardening
  • Sustainability Habits: Avoid single use plastics wherever possible & compost
  • Fun Fact: She can sing two notes at once (polyphonics)!

Leslie
@badminton7
personal trainer

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Vancouver, BC. "It's naturally beautiful with amazing wildlife and a serene way of life!"
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: The gym and anytime she travels, whether it's for a day or a week. She always has a Hydaway with her.
  • Fun Fact: Is thinking of opening a new business, Puppy Love: a Doggy Daycare!
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gwen
@gwenstephens08
technology support specialist

  • Her Hobbies: Knitting, sewing, pottery, hiking, photography, reading, and gardening.
  • Sustainability Habits: Buys in bulk whenever possible, belongs to a CSA, and brings recyclable items home from work to make sure they don't end up in a landfill.
  • Fun Fact: Has participated in over 150 races! From one mile to half marathons, including summer and winter triathlons and cross country ski races.

Jemeia
@jslhluvse
full time music education student

  • Her Hobbies: Music, art, and spending time anywhere in nature.
  • Sustainability Habits: Is working on becoming zero waste overall. Always trying to find new ways to protect our Earth and reducing our impact.
  • Fun Fact: Her biggest goals in life are to become an educator and become completely zero waste.
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Steven
@stevenhulce
photographer

  • His Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, drinking coffee, and just spending time enjoying the outdoors.
  • Fun Fact: He just moved from Oregon to Hawaii and is newly engaged!

Zelphia
@z_claire29
OFFICE COORDINATOR

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Rome. "Italy is my homeland (not really, but I feel soul-deep comfortable there)."
  • In Her Free Time: Reading, hiking/camping, downhill skiing, trips with friends, traveling, serving her church, and cooking/baking.
  • Fun Fact: Earned a master's degree in International Public Health at the age of 22 and is a HUGE history buff.
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Linda
@austinsurfbetty
Owner of educational consulting company

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: New Zealand. It's so diverse, has a great wine community, stunning landscape, and super nice people.
  • Fun Fact: Was chosen as Volunteer of the Year for the State of Texas in 2015 for her work with Keep Austin Beautiful. She can also do a headstand on her SUP Board!
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: On the lake on her paddle board. "My Hydaway bottle goes EVERYWHERE with me!"

Leticia
@techsavvymama
BLOGGER/FOUNDER at tech savvy mama

  • In Her Free Time: She travels with her family, reads, exercises, and fundraises, trains, & runs races as a St. Jude Heroes Ambassador!
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: Everywhere! Traveling, at the gym, the beach, and sporting events.
  • Fun Fact: She has a yellow lab and five backyard chickens. Follow their adventures at @instantlyoliver and @thesnarkyhens.
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Hannah
@stayhealthy_myfriends
full time mechanical engineering student

  • In Her Free Time: She loves to work out, babysit, cook, and go on outdoor adventures.
  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Puerto Rico. The water is so clear and it's the perfect temperature. There's also so much wildlife to see in the ocean.
  • Fun Fact: She's a huge bargain hunter and loves saving money any way she can.

Dana
@Illreadwhatsheread
english teacher

  • Sustainability Habits: She gardens & plants native plants, free cycles (#buynothingproject), and walks or rides her bike instead of driving whenever possible. She also makes beeswax candles!
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: "Traveling for sure! It's the best airport companion."
  • Her Hobbies: Reading, making candles, hanging with her family (including her dog), and gardening.
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Ali
@ali.fromtexas
Full time marketing student

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Spain - she studied abroad in Madrid. "I love how the Spaniards live their life and I try to embody their spirit daily."
  • Fun Fact: She was an intern for Southwest Airlines twice and took over 80 flights over the course of six months. 
  • Sustainability Habits: Eats a plant-based diet, shops second-hand, and brings her own reusables everywhere. Realizes that being sustainable is often a privilege, and hopes to encourage others to reuse in ways that can save time and money.

jiross
@jirosslakey
Missionary

  • In Her Free Time: She draws/paints, gives hand poked tattoos, drinks & makes coffee, and reads. 
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: "I spend a lot of time in Mexico, so it's important to stay hydrated. I take it with me everywhere, especially if it adds to my outfit!" She also always brings it with her when she's driving because it's so easy to remove the cap with one hand!
  • Fun Fact: She once gave a tattoo in the front seat of a tour van on the German autobahn going 97mph.
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meaghan
@randommomlife
Physical therapist

  • In Her Free Time: Fitness, baking, and whatever her three year old tells her to do!
  • Sustainability Habits: Uses cloth diapers for her kids, buys in bulk, pack waste-free lunches, and purchase second-hand clothes.
  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Rome. "It was awesome to stand on one corner and see structures from four different millennia"

suzanne
@shixie
librarian

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Has made annual trips to Zihuatanejo, Mexico since 2003 and it feels like a second home to her. Great people and seven unique beaches to explore.
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: Lots of places! On the trail (hiking), standup paddleboarding, at concerts & music venues, and on airplanes.
  • Fun Fact: "I do a killer barnyard chicken impression."
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lori
@lori.krausen
SPECIAL NEEDS COLLABORATOR

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Colorado. "I LOVE the mountains!"
  • Sustainability Habits: Buys clothes & items made from recycled materials, drinks Nuun (tablets come in tubes & aren't individually packaged), and turns off lights whenever possible.
  • In Her Free Time: She volunteers, reads, works out, sings, and plays with her furbaby!
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Payton
@paytonmeetsworld
Product analyst at disney World

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Kenya & Tanzania.  "I love the wildlife and learning about a culture very different from our own."
  • In Her Free Time: She visits Disney Parks, travels, and spends time outside!
  • Fun Fact: She's 4'11." Small but mighty, she says!
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sara
@sobauer
HomeCare therapist

  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: Everywhere! She keeps one in her work bag to stay hydrated between clients.
  • Her Sustainability Habits: Reusable everything! Brings a bag on hikes to collect trash along the trails.
  • Favorite Place(s) She's Traveled To: Glacier National Park & Aruba
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Emma
@ecoemmersveganeats
Chicago actress
singer
musician

  • Her Hobbies: Performance Art, Cooking, & Gardening
  • Sustainability Habits: Avoid single use plastics wherever possible & compost
  • Fun Fact: She can sing two notes at once (polyphonics)!
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Leslie
@badminton7
personal trainer

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Vancouver, BC. "It's naturally beautiful with amazing wildlife and a serene way of life!"
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: The gym and anytime she travels, whether it's for a day or a week. She always has a Hydaway with her.
  • Fun Fact: Is thinking of opening a new business, Puppy Love: a Doggy Daycare!
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gwen
@gwenstephens08
technology support specialist

  • Her Hobbies: Knitting, sewing, pottery, hiking, photography, reading, and gardening.
  • Sustainability Habits: Buys in bulk whenever possible, belongs to a CSA, and brings recyclable items home from work to make sure they don't end up in a landfill.
  • Fun Fact: Has participated in over 150 races! From one mile to half marathons, including summer and winter triathlons and cross country ski races.
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Jemeia
@jslhluvse
full time music education student

  • Her Hobbies: Music, art, and spending time anywhere in nature.
  • Sustainability Habits: Is working on becoming zero waste overall. Always trying to find new ways to protect our Earth and reducing our impact.
  • Fun Fact: Her biggest goals in life are to become an educator and become completely zero waste.
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Steven
@stevenhulce
photographer

  • His Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, drinking coffee, and just spending time enjoying the outdoors.
  • Fun Fact: He just moved from Oregon to Hawaii and is newly engaged!
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Zelphia
@z_claire29
OFFICE COORDINATOR

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Rome. "Italy is my homeland (not really, but I feel soul-deep comfortable there)."
  • In Her Free Time: Reading, hiking/camping, downhill skiing, trips with friends, traveling, serving her church, and cooking/baking.
  • Fun Fact: Earned a master's degree in International Public Health at the age of 22 and is a HUGE history buff.
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Linda
@austinsurfbetty
Owner of educational consulting company

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: New Zealand. It's so diverse, has a great wine community, stunning landscape, and super nice people.
  • Fun Fact: Was chosen as Volunteer of the Year for the State of Texas in 2015 for her work with Keep Austin Beautiful. She can also do a headstand on her SUP Board!
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: On the lake on her paddle board. "My Hydaway bottle goes EVERYWHERE with me!"
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Leticia
@techsavvymama
BLOGGER/FOUNDER at tech savvy mama

  • In Her Free Time: She travels with her family, reads, exercises, and fundraises, trains, & runs races as a St. Jude Heroes Ambassador!
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: Everywhere! Traveling, at the gym, the beach, and sporting events.
  • Fun Fact: She has a yellow lab and five backyard chickens. Follow their adventures at @instantlyoliver and @thesnarkyhens.
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Hannah
@stayhealthy_myfriends
full time mechanical engineering student

  • In Her Free Time: She loves to work out, babysit, cook, and go on outdoor adventures.
  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Puerto Rico. The water is so clear and it's the perfect temperature. There's also so much wildlife to see in the ocean.
  • Fun Fact: She's a huge bargain hunter and loves saving money any way she can.
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Dana
@Illreadwhatsheread
english teacher

  • Sustainability Habits: She gardens & plants native plants, free cycles (#buynothingproject), and walks or rides her bike instead of driving whenever possible. She also makes beeswax candles!
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: "Traveling for sure! It's the best airport companion."
  • Her Hobbies: Reading, making candles, hanging with her family (including her dog), and gardening.
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Ali
@ali.fromtexas
Full time marketing student

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Spain - she studied abroad in Madrid. "I love how the Spaniards live their life and I try to embody their spirit daily."
  • Fun Fact: She was an intern for Southwest Airlines twice and took over 80 flights over the course of six months. 
  • Sustainability Habits: Eats a plant-based diet, shops second-hand, and brings her own reusables everywhere. Realizes that being sustainable is often a privilege, and hopes to encourage others to reuse in ways that can save time and money.
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jiross
@jirosslakey
Missionary

  • In Her Free Time: She draws/paints, gives hand poked tattoos, drinks & makes coffee, and reads. 
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: "I spend a lot of time in Mexico, so it's important to stay hydrated. I take it with me everywhere, especially if it adds to my outfit!" She also always brings it with her when she's driving because it's so easy to remove the cap with one hand!
  • Fun Fact: She once gave a tattoo in the front seat of a tour van on the German autobahn going 97mph.
Image

meaghan
@randommomlife
Physical therapist

  • In Her Free Time: Fitness, baking, and whatever her three year old tells her to do!
  • Sustainability Habits: Uses cloth diapers for her kids, buys in bulk, pack waste-free lunches, and purchase second-hand clothes.
  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Rome. "It was awesome to stand on one corner and see structures from four different millennia"
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suzanne
@shixie
librarian

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Has made annual trips to Zihuatanejo, Mexico since 2003 and it feels like a second home to her. Great people and seven unique beaches to explore.
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: Lots of places! On the trail (hiking), standup paddleboarding, at concerts & music venues, and on airplanes.
  • Fun Fact: "I do a killer barnyard chicken impression."
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lori
@lori.krausen
SPECIAL NEEDS COLLABORATOR

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Colorado. "I LOVE the mountains!"
  • Sustainability Habits: Buys clothes & items made from recycled materials, drinks Nuun (tablets come in tubes & aren't individually packaged), and turns off lights whenever possible.
  • In Her Free Time: She volunteers, reads, works out, sings, and plays with her furbaby!
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Payton
@paytonmeetsworld
Product analyst at disney World

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Kenya & Tanzania.  "I love the wildlife and learning about a culture very different from our own."
  • In Her Free Time: She visits Disney Parks, travels, and spends time outside!
  • Fun Fact: She's 4'11." Small but mighty, she says!
Image

sara
@sobauer
HomeCare therapist

  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: Everywhere! She keeps one in her work bag to stay hydrated between clients.
  • Her Sustainability Habits: Reusable everything! Brings a bag on hikes to collect trash along the trails.
  • Favorite Place(s) She's Traveled To: Glacier National Park & Aruba
Image

Emma
@ecoemmersveganeats
Chicago actress
singer
musician

  • Her Hobbies: Performance Art, Cooking, & Gardening
  • Sustainability Habits: Avoid single use plastics wherever possible & compost
  • Fun Fact: She can sing two notes at once (polyphonics)!
Image

Leslie
@badminton7
personal trainer

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Vancouver, BC. "It's naturally beautiful with amazing wildlife and a serene way of life!"
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: The gym and anytime she travels, whether it's for a day or a week. She always has a Hydaway with her.
  • Fun Fact: Is thinking of opening a new business, Puppy Love: a Doggy Daycare!
Image

gwen
@gwenstephens08
technology support specialist

  • Her Hobbies: Knitting, sewing, pottery, hiking, photography, reading, and gardening.
  • Sustainability Habits: Buys in bulk whenever possible, belongs to a CSA, and brings recyclable items home from work to make sure they don't end up in a landfill.
  • Fun Fact: Has participated in over 150 races! From one mile to half marathons, including summer and winter triathlons and cross country ski races.
Image

Jemeia
@jslhluvse
full time music education student

  • Her Hobbies: Music, art, and spending time anywhere in nature.
  • Sustainability Habits: Is working on becoming zero waste overall. Always trying to find new ways to protect our Earth and reducing our impact.
  • Fun Fact: Her biggest goals in life are to become an educator and become completely zero waste.
Image

Steven
@stevenhulce
photographer

  • His Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, drinking coffee, and just spending time enjoying the outdoors.
  • Fun Fact: He just moved from Oregon to Hawaii and is newly engaged!
Image

Zelphia
@z_claire29
OFFICE COORDINATOR

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Rome. "Italy is my homeland (not really, but I feel soul-deep comfortable there)."
  • In Her Free Time: Reading, hiking/camping, downhill skiing, trips with friends, traveling, serving her church, and cooking/baking.
  • Fun Fact: Earned a master's degree in International Public Health at the age of 22 and is a HUGE history buff.
Image

Linda
@austinsurfbetty
Owner of educational consulting company

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: New Zealand. It's so diverse, has a great wine community, stunning landscape, and super nice people.
  • Fun Fact: Was chosen as Volunteer of the Year for the State of Texas in 2015 for her work with Keep Austin Beautiful. She can also do a headstand on her SUP Board!
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: On the lake on her paddle board. "My Hydaway bottle goes EVERYWHERE with me!"
Image

Leticia
@techsavvymama
BLOGGER/FOUNDER at tech savvy mama

  • In Her Free Time: She travels with her family, reads, exercises, and fundraises, trains, & runs races as a St. Jude Heroes Ambassador!
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: Everywhere! Traveling, at the gym, the beach, and sporting events.
  • Fun Fact: She has a yellow lab and five backyard chickens. Follow their adventures at @instantlyoliver and @thesnarkyhens.
Image

Hannah
@stayhealthy_myfriends
full time mechanical engineering student

  • In Her Free Time: She loves to work out, babysit, cook, and go on outdoor adventures.
  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Puerto Rico. The water is so clear and it's the perfect temperature. There's also so much wildlife to see in the ocean.
  • Fun Fact: She's a huge bargain hunter and loves saving money any way she can.
Image

Dana
@Illreadwhatsheread
english teacher

  • Sustainability Habits: She gardens & plants native plants, free cycles (#buynothingproject), and walks or rides her bike instead of driving whenever possible. She also makes beeswax candles!
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: "Traveling for sure! It's the best airport companion."
  • Her Hobbies: Reading, making candles, hanging with her family (including her dog), and gardening.
Image

Ali
@ali.fromtexas
Full time marketing student

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Spain - she studied abroad in Madrid. "I love how the Spaniards live their life and I try to embody their spirit daily."
  • Fun Fact: She was an intern for Southwest Airlines twice and took over 80 flights over the course of six months. 
  • Sustainability Habits: Eats a plant-based diet, shops second-hand, and brings her own reusables everywhere. Realizes that being sustainable is often a privilege, and hopes to encourage others to reuse in ways that can save time and money.
Image

jiross
@jirosslakey
Missionary

  • In Her Free Time: She draws/paints, gives hand poked tattoos, drinks & makes coffee, and reads. 
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: "I spend a lot of time in Mexico, so it's important to stay hydrated. I take it with me everywhere, especially if it adds to my outfit!" She also always brings it with her when she's driving because it's so easy to remove the cap with one hand!
  • Fun Fact: She once gave a tattoo in the front seat of a tour van on the German autobahn going 97mph.
Image

meaghan
@randommomlife
Physical therapist

  • In Her Free Time: Fitness, baking, and whatever her three year old tells her to do!
  • Sustainability Habits: Uses cloth diapers for her kids, buys in bulk, pack waste-free lunches, and purchase second-hand clothes.
  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Rome. "It was awesome to stand on one corner and see structures from four different millennia"
Image

suzanne
@shixie
librarian

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Has made annual trips to Zihuatanejo, Mexico since 2003 and it feels like a second home to her. Great people and seven unique beaches to explore.
  • Favorite Place To Use Her Hydaway: Lots of places! On the trail (hiking), standup paddleboarding, at concerts & music venues, and on airplanes.
  • Fun Fact: "I do a killer barnyard chicken impression."
Image

lori
@lori.krausen
SPECIAL NEEDS COLLABORATOR

  • Favorite Place She's Traveled To: Colorado. "I LOVE the mountains!"
  • Sustainability Habits: Buys clothes & items made from recycled materials, drinks Nuun (tablets come in tubes & aren't individually packaged), and turns off lights whenever possible.
  • In Her Free Time: She volunteers, reads, works out, sings, and plays with her furbaby!