Molly Spector grew up on a farm in western Massachusetts. She earned her LLB in Queensland, Australia in 2015. Molly has spent time living in remote communities in The Bahamas, Fiji, and Honduras, studying the impacts of tourism on the environment and local cultures. She is pursuing her LLM in Sustainable International Development at UW to better understand how the legal and regulatory framework in the travel industry can promote sustainable development. Molly is passionate about the outdoors. She is a divemaster, worked as a tour guide in Yosemite, and loves to hike and climb Washington's mountains.