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Interviewed by…

Travel and Leisure’s Let’s Go Together Podcast: Making Room for Everyone on the Trail

On Point Radio of NPR: “Teachers Tell Us Why They’ve Left The Classroom”

Tell Me More with Michel Martin of NPR: “Tough Lessons for Teachers of Color”

National Geographic: “Here’s how travelers of color are smashing stereotypes”

Travel Talk of Blog Talk Radio: “How Millennials are Changing Travel-What Travel Professionals Should Know”

BreakThru Radio: Third Eye Weekly Podcast on Vacations 

SheExplores Podcast: Episode 41 – Permission Slip: A talk with Amanda Machado

Mentioned by…

New York Times: “What We’re Reading”

Jezebel: “Young People Are Getting Off the Couch and Traveling

Longreads: Women of Color Are Blazing New Paths on Old Trails

Mic: “Young People Are Planning Holiday Trips More Than Anyone Else. Here’s Why.”

Think Progress: “A Virginia school district isn’t hiring enough teachers of color — but the problem is national”

Citylab: This Travel Package Includes Your Own Personal Instagram Photographer

Huffington Post:  The “Unlikely Hiker” Instagram Shatters Stereotypes of Outdoor Fitness

Ethical Traveler: Sexual Harassment and Assault of Travelers Goes Beyond White Women in Developing Nations

Truthout: Pride and Professionalism Shape the Lives of Gay and Lesbian Teachers

Unlikely Hikers Instagram:

Ariana Huffington: “Catching Up with the Third Metric”

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE): Writer and CIEE Alum Amanda Machado on the Value of International Education