Essen Skabelund

Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective Volunteer Coordinator Essen Skabelund

Before coming to the Bicycle Collective, Essen Skabelund (she/her) worked to develop refugee programming and promote accessibility in a local SLC Title 1 elementary school, and has lived in Japan, Jerusalem, D.C., Kansas, and Virginia. She has also enjoyed directing events, working in youth programs, and conducting social science research, which helped solidify her love for community engagement with diverse groups. She is passionate about cycling centric infrastructure, human rights, and the chance for community created in the Collective. You can find her dreaming about rock-climbing, camping, or writing screenplays for fun.