Benoit Dupras is 19 years old and lives in Abitibi-Temiscamingue, a region in the north of Quebec. He describes himself as an adventurer, having recently completed an 8-month-long bridge year in Ecuador. He is passionate about languages, people, the outdoors, community sports and music. He’d like to pursue a career in green engineering and induce change in Canada’s energy policy to push the country away from the petroleum industry. He speaks Spanish, French and English fluently, he is an avid fan of ultimate frisbee and he loves reading about international news.