Pearl Jurist-Schoen, is a Boston native. She attended Union College, where she studied Anthropology and completed field work in Tasmania and Barbados. She eventually returned to Tasmania to play soccer/Gaelic football, run a half-marathon on Mt. Wellington and work at the University of Tasmania. Pearl first caught the Africa travel bug in Kenya’s famed Maasai Mara. In Zimbabwe, Pearl Jurist-Schoen, became interested in wildlife conservation efforts in Hwange National Park. In South Africa, she was blown away by the incredible game concentrations in Kruger N.P. Most recently, she had a meditative experience in the remote walking zones of the Serengeti. She is passionate about travel both inside and outside of Africa. Next up: summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro!