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Fly Girl – Andrea

Meet Andrea!

Andrea is our Project Manager here at Dragonfly Designs. She’s got her fingers in nearly everything – she helps with our writing and line editing, our curriculum planning, database management, and just about any administrative task we throw her way!

Andrea lives in Eugene, Oregon with her two cats, Ghost and Pickles. In her spare time, Andrea loves to cook, craft, go wine tasting in the beautiful Willamette Valley, and work on her book! She’s writing a fiction novel and is nearly halfway done with it!

We asked her what her favorite quote is, and she said,

“My favorite quote is a partial quote — it’s from an 18-minute speech of Maya Angelou’s. She’s speaking at an event called the Academy of Achievement, and she’s speaking to high school aged students. She’s discussing her own philosophy, and what she wants out of life — she says she wants to pursue the noblest cause on earth, ‘the liberation of the human mind and spirit, beginning with my own.’ That really hit home for me, and I’ve lived by it since.”

Something that has inspired Andrea recently:

“I’m absolutely in love with the YouTube channel Button Poetry – they let their poets delve into such important and intense social issues. I think it’s a nice way to help people understand one
another and give people a voice when they may otherwise not have one. My favorite one this week is this:

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Stacee Gillelen

Mother of four, artist, and founder of Dragonfly Designs. After my second daughter was born, I left my career in banking and fell in love with the art of jewelry making, and found that I just couldn’t stop spreading the joy of it to others.

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