Brynn Arborico grew up in a communal Seattle household with a strong sense of Pacific Northwestern identity and a passion for sustainability and effective altruism. Her hometown’s rapid expansion has invested her in developing a model for growth that is aspirational to urban dwellers and fair to people around the world, future generations, and other species. Brynn holds a BS from Harvey Mudd College in Physical Systems Modeling with an emphasis in Environmental Analysis, and her professional career has focused on software engineering and cybersecurity. She enjoys spending free time on neighborhood meanders, hiking and backpacking, ultimate frisbee, and travel with family.