All it took was moving to a new state for Emily Walter to have a major shift in her perspective on the outdoors. And the California native turned Colorado transplant is not looking back.
Moving from the greater Los Angeles, CA to Boulder, CO, it didn’t take long for me to begin spending most of my free time in the mountains; the fresh air, rushing rivers, and serene forests. I began to ‘see’ my world differently. Now, whenever I go out into nature I am totally amazed at the beauty that I see all around me that I was oblivious to before.
On the weekdays you’ll find me in a white lab coat at a biopharmaceutical company. As a biologist, I work to develop microRNA-targeting therapies to improve disease areas of high unmet medical need. However, like Clark Kent, I have a second identity. I am a self-proclaimed “weekend warrior”; hitting the trail with my boyfriend, camera, and a PB&J while immersing myself in the beautiful Colorado wilderness as soon as I clock out on Friday afternoon. At any given moment you’ll find me atop a mountain, by a lake, or in a hammock.
I strive to share my experiences with anyone and everyone, whether that is through my photos or inviting them along on my next adventure. My life goals are to maintain a life that I love; my career in biopharmaceutical research is making a difference in the lives of many while my spare time is spent with those that I love in the mountains.
My interests are nature, animals and science.
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