Ethan is a 2013 graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. where he majored in Economics and minored in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. He has been a student activist since high school, when he worked for United Students Against Sweatshops as a national high school organizer. Currently, Ethan is working as a labor organizer in Washington, DC. Ethan has also written for Where Is Your Line? and LaborNotes.