Ashley Langdon joined The Experiment as an admissions officer in 2012, having previously worked for World Learning as program coordinator for Latin America with SIT Study Abroad. Raised in Northern California in a family of international teachers, Ashley spent her first two years of high school at the International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and sought summer abroad opportunities with Amigos de las Americas in the Dominican Republic. She received her BS in ecology, behavior, and evolution from the University of California, San Diego, choosing to spend a year and a half of college studying abroad in Costa Rica, where she was able to pursue her love for strange insects and her passion for speaking Spanish. In the past ten years, she has led international high school abroad programs for buildOn, Global Routes, Ecology Project International, and UCSD in Peru, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Ghana, Mali, and Malawi. She is based in San Francisco, California, where she enjoys surfing, cooking delicious meals, and dreaming up her next travel adventure with her husband.