Tara Ruttenberg is a writer, teacher, and PhD student of sustainable development at the University for Peace in Costa Rica. Her passions include decolonizing sustainable surf tourism, exploring development alternatives for post-capitalist realities, strengthening infrastructures for peace, and promoting well-being economics for good living in harmony with nature. Tara created Tarantula Surf as a platform for authentic sharing and engaging with new social paradigms for a more beautiful world. A nomad by nature, she lives most of the time at the beach in Costa Rica. Read more of Tara's work at www.tarantulasurf.com.