Kiona, Ph.D., M.S., M.A. is an academic, travel writer, female entrepreneur and meme lover. She’s been on multiple world tours and has been featured on countless media sites and podcasts for running a successful travel website that advocates for local writers and photographers to tell their own stories and shape their own narratives. You may even catch her in some REI modeling campaigns representing for diversity, inclusion and equity! Follow her well-researched adventures about respectful travel on her Instagram or check out some travel memes on her Facebook. REI Co-op member since 2018.