CATALYST is a digital platform about making a difference in the world. We are a dynamic website about social action and travel for a purpose, home to videos, blogs, photo galleries and more. We are a social network, a collaborative community of activists, travelers and creative contributors, all of us humanitarians.

CATALYST connects people with global consciousness with social good organizations and travel opportunities creating positive change.

CATALYST is home to hundreds of listings of travel opportunities worldwide, travel while doing good in the world.

CATALYST is a social enterprise.


CATALYST. see the planet, change the world

CONTACT info@catalyst.cm





Founder and Head of Content  ::  amy@catalyst.cm

Amy has been a lifelong traveler, volunteer and entrepreneur. She has visited more than 40 countries, most recently lived with the Maasai while volunteering in their school system, and participated in surf outreach with disadvantaged kids in Bangladesh. Previously, she was founder and editor-in-chief of the award-winning adventure travel magazine BLUE.



Cofounder, Finance + Technology : esin@catalyst.cm

Esin’s experience ranges from project management of corporate systems for Fortune 100 companies to personal shopping websites. He’s always on the lookout for a simpler and easier way to do things. Most recently he graduated from NYU with an MBA in Corporate Finance, Marketing, and Strategy, but he’s still in a never ending learning mode.


Creative Director  

Tina is an award-winning Creative Director and Designer having spent 15 years working for the cutting edge Lambesis branding agency. She has a love for creating lasting brands by interpreting commercial arts along with her fine arts abilities (typography, oil painting, sketching and photography). She has a passion to give and to understand the world around her, and to do as much as she can to help those in need… worldwide! Past projects and causes include…National Resource Defense Council (NRDC), RayGun Magazine, Primal Wear , Gold Peak Tea and Coffee, Dasani, Airwalk and Bebe.



Cofounder, Marketing  

Lissa is a dynamic brand marketing expert, specializing in digital and social media. She has experience with top brands in technology, CPG, retail and health and wellness categories. CATALYST is Lissa’s third startup, though she frequently advises tech and consumer retail ventures on brand identity and go-to-market strategies. When she is not bringing marketing plans to life, Lissa ventures worldwide, volunteers to improve educational opportunities for young women and plays footy for Team USA.



Content Editor

Sarah is an undergraduate at Yale University and a content editor for CATALYST. As a traveler who has visited 30 countries (and counting!), she feels passionate about international development through sustainable mechanisms. Sarah has taken an interest in the intersection between public health and theater, and hopes to create a program that utilizes these disciplines for community empowerment. 


Contributors and Collaborators 

Nousha Salimi

Nousha Salimi

Adriane Boff

Adriane Boff

Andrew Bridge

Andrew Bridge

True Blake

True Blake