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.

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Freelance Writer / Contributing Editor

Instigated by studies in Sustainable Development at the University of Edinburgh, Sarah has spent the majority of her adult life between 20+ countries.  She is intrigued by the global infrastructure that produces inequality and many interlocking revolutionary solutions to the ills of the world as we know it.  As a purposeful nomad on a journey to eradicate oppression in all its forms, she has worked alongside locals from Sweden to Zimbabwe. 


Nousha Salimi


Social Media Maven

Nousha is an Iranian photographer, specializing in portrait and reportage. Her work has been published in TIME, Sonima, Yoga Journal, Global Citizen and she has done a great deal of work with NGOs globally such as UNICEF, Tibetan Children Villages in India, Designing Hope in Romania and more. She is a global spirit and drawn to CATALYST as a force for positive social change.



LAURA O’Connor

Content Manager

Laura is currently an undergraduate at the University of Michigan studying Communications and French. She has a Brazilian and Irish background and speaks fluent Portuguese but is based in New York. Her favorite activity is traveling.


Freelance Writer / Contributing Editor

Alexandrea is a journalist and producer living in NY. A graduate of UC Berkeley and Columbia University, she splits her time between California and New York. She's an avid reader and is penning her first non-fiction book.