We are proud to announce that Alyza Wiener has recently joined ATA’s Programming Department! Alyza initially joined ATA as a Reservation Specialist and recently transitioned to become a Program Coordinator. She has a BA in Spanish from the University of Massachusetts and studied abroad in Argentina and Spain as part of her course. She is fluent in Spanish but also speaks Portuguese and Japanese, having spent a year in Japan teaching English.
Prior to her move to Washington DC, she worked for REI Adventures on the West Coast as an Adventure Customer Service Specialist, preparing travelers as they embarked on unique REI adventures, offering advice about each itinerary, and coordinating between travelers and trip vendors. Alyza has also led multi day off-site excursions for REI customers and continues, in her spare time, to lead outdoor adventure classes in the greater DC area. Alyza is an avid traveler with a strong focus on good customer service, and we look forward to having her energy and curiosity about the world join the creative program team.