Harriett Gunderson joined the VPR POP team in May 2016. She was born and raised in Kansas City, MO and retuned home after living in Colorado Springs for several years. She received her BS in Spanish from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, IA where she also played on the women’s soccer team and met her husband, Eric. Prior to coming to VPR POP she worked for a variety of non-profit organizations where she gained experience managing educational, therapeutic, and recreational programs. Most recently she worked for the USA Swimming Foundation in Colorado Springs where she helped run a national water safety initiative that provides swimming and water safety education to children across the country. Outside of work Harriett enjoys cooking, baking, Pinterest projects, swimming, hiking, traveling, and watching sports.