Rebecca Snavely Co-Founder and Executive Director of Action Kivu, former Web producer and writer for L.A. Times entertainment, and frequent vagabond.

Rebecca Snavely is the Executive Director and co-founder of Action Kivu, working to empower and educate the women, children, and communities of eastern Congo by investing in change and paths toward peace and prosperity. A former Web producer and staff writer for the L.A. Times entertainment site, she has also traveled with documentary teams to Serbia, Kosovo, and Ethiopia. Currently living without a car in Los Angeles, the city that never walks, she blogs about community, travel, books and the colorful characters of L.A. on her blog The Butterfly Effect.