Michelle Pazmino was born and grew up in the capital of Ecuador, Quito. She is currently a second year at College of the Atlantic. Michelle is interested in environmental sciences and climate change as much as she is in visual arts. When joining Earth in Brackets in the Fall of 2013, she was introduced to a new approach of solving climate change issues around the world and since then she has been getting involved in such processes. Besides environmental activism, the conservation of biological diversity has been one of her passions.