River is an avid writer, reader, and lover of literature. River is a dedicated athlete, and enjoys running, dancing, and skiing. She is also quite musically inclined, and has been playing the violin for 12 years. River first got involved with activism when she entered a state-wide persuasive speech contest in seventh grade, and placed in second. Since then she has kindled her passion for women’s rights and political justice by writing, reading, discussing, and thinking critically.