Nearly every weekend, you can find Kaiwen outside hiking, climbing or paddling — or helping others do so as one of the founding members of Outdoor Asian. Kaiwen is passionate about environmental justice and has worked in field ecology, habitat restoration, urban agriculture, outdoor recreation, and most recently, community engagement. In addition to holding degrees in urban environmental education and global environmental studies, Kaiwen’s background includes designing and managing leadership programs for LGBTQ youth and youth of color.