Accelerator Leaders

Founding Principal, Greenbank Associates

Oakland, California

Decarbonizing and eliminating fossil fuels dependence in public schools in the Bay Area, California.

Co-founder, Climate Health Now

Pediatrician

Richmond, California

Empowering health professionals to stand up against climate change for climate health in California.

Executive Director, Virginia Free Farm

Kents Store, Virginia

Cultivating the next generation of nature protectors through sharing knowledge in Indigenous lifeways and ethnobotany.

Communications Director, Western Organization of Resource Councils

Billings, Montana

Shifting the narrative on climate change through storytelling projects across the West.

Co-Founder, Alliance of Native Seedkeepers

Richmond, Virginia

Rebuilding culture and food security for native peoples through preserving and proliferating native seeds in Richmond, Virginia.

Development Director, The Earth Hacks Foundation

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Building climate resilient and socially just communities through hackathons.

Founder & Director, Voyaging Foods

Honolulu, Hawaii

Reclaiming a regenerative food system and Hawaiian food sovereignty.

Program Director, Little Growers Inc

Palm Bay, Florida

Building sustainable food production systems and providing STEM opportunities for underserved youth in Palm Bay, Florida.

Transportation Equity Program Manager, GRID Alternatives

San Diego, California

Advancing clean mobility for communities of concern.

Co-Founder, Seven Directions of Service

Burlington, North Carolina

Teaching cultural lessons and self-sustainment through indigenous seed gardening.

Co-Founder & President, People Power Solar Cooperative

Oakland, California

Creating regenerative economies and making solar power accessible in East Oakland.

Associate Professor & Interim Associate Dean, Tennessee State University

Nashville, Tennessee

Increasing diverse student representation in food, agricultural, and natural resource sciences and supporting young people to become environmental justice advocates.

Climate Justice Organizer, Mothers Out Front

Catawba, Virginia

Accelerating a land and water protectors initiative within Indigenous communities in Virginia.

Climate Justice Organizer, Public Citizen

San Antonio, Texas

Fighting air pollution and protecting children’s health in her community of San Antonio, Texas.

New York and Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizer, 350.org

New York, New York

Empowering BIPOC communities to create racial justice in the climate movement.

Climate Justice Lead & Executive for Environmental Justice, United Methodists Women

Queens, New York

Using faith to grow a culture of climate justice and gender equity in Queens, New York.

Western Campaigns Director, National Young Farmers Coalition

Denver, Colorado

Aiding young farmers to ensure success in adapting to climate change on their farms across the Western U.S.

Global Green New Deal Working Group Coordinator, SustainUS

New Haven, Connecticut

Building global solidarity and grassroots solutions to the climate crisis through the Global Green New Deal.

Founder & Director, Wisconsin Green Muslims

West Bend, Wisconsin

Bridging faith and environmental justice to educate her Wisconsin community on energy and water conservation.

Co-founder, Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition

Fairbanks, Alaska

Building a community of allies to dismantle white supremacy inside of the climate change movement.

Producer, Audiopharmacy Prescriptions

Bay Area, California

Providing a sonic, visual, and performative journey of decolonization, healing, and co-liberation to activate sustainable systems.

Executive Director, Bayou City Waterkeeper

Houston, Texas

Incorporating nature-based solutions and nature-centered practices in Houston municipal structures.

Director & Founder, Hope to Thrive

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Improving nutrition and reducing stress for food insecure populations.

Marin City People’s Plan

Marin City, California

Empowering local underserved youth and adults through ecoliteracy training and nature-based adaptation models.

Founder, Kai Palaoa

President, Mauna Kea Anaina Hou

Hilo, Hawaii

Mobilizing to protect Hawaiian sacred site, Mauna Kea and upholding traditional indigenous principles of Aloha Aina and Kapu Aloha.

Founding Member, C5- Concerned Citizens of Charles City County

Providence Forge, Virginia

Designing sustainable energy solutions and fighting for environmental justice in rural Virginia.

Founder, Mycelium Youth Network

Oakland, California

Preparing youth of color to address environmental racism and the climate crisis.

Fellow Organizer, Uplift

Flagstaff, Arizona

Mobilizing young people all over the Colorado Plateau to train, learn, and develop relationships in the face of climate change.

Founder & Executive Director, Herbicide-Free Campus

Berkeley, California

Eliminating the spraying of toxic herbicides at every school in the United States.

Youth Organizer, Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice

Gonzales, California

Educating agricultural workers on their health rights, and fighting against pesticide-use in the Central Valley of California.

Field Organizer, Climate Action North Carolina

Fellow, North Carolina IGNITE

Raleigh, North Carolina

Activating youth to grow climate action.

Climate Justice Campaign Coordinator, Sojourners

Washington D.C.

Creating a cultural shift within the church around the issues of climate, and building a church network of climate advocates in Washington D.C.

Co-Founder, Micronesia Climate Change Alliance

Tamuning, Guam

Creating solutions to the plastic crisis in Guam and Micronesia.

Utah Youth Environmental Solutions

Salt Lake City, Utah

Empowering young people in Utah to engage with the root causes of local environmental issues from an intersectional perspective.

Just Transition Fellow, Micronesia Climate Change Alliance

Talofofo, Guam

Increasing food sovereignty in the Mariana and Micronesia region.

Founder & Executive Director, Beyond Organic Design

New York, New York

Organizing sustainability and permaculture education in New York to prepare children facing the permanent consequences associated with climate change.

Founder & Executive Director, LEAD

Vinita, Oklahoma

Repairing native land that has been polluted and damaged by industrial industries.

President, Malu ‘Aina Center for Nonviolent Education and Action

Kailuna-Kona, Hawaii

Preserving traditional ecologies and cultures to pass on to the next generation in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

Founding Member, Fireweed Collective

Anchorage, Alaska

Elevating voices, and building networks for local, national, and international climate solutions in Alaska.

Senator of Guam

Prutehi Litekyan/Save Ritidian

Hagatña, Guam

Preventing environmental degradation in Guam and mobilizing community members to protect Litekyan, a sacred land scheduled to be the site of a firing range.

Organizer, AMMD Pine Grove Project

Cumberland, Virginia

Supporting the development of the future generation of African American environmentalists from Cumberland, Virginia.

Co-Founder, El Departamento de la Comida

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Decolonizing Borikén (Puerto Rico) through food.

Communications Coordinator, Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs

Organizer, B.E.A.M (Black Environmental Activist Movement)

Hamden, Connecticut

Advocating for restorative environmental justice for African American and Black Communities through the Black Climate Network.

Food Justice Organizer, Missouri Coalition for the Environment

St. Louis, Missouri

Organizing against the food apartheid in St. Louis to improve food access and representation of local food systems.

Co-Founder & Co-Director, EFAM

Oakland, California

Building individual and communal immunity by providing access to essential foods and medicines to all.

Chairman of Lepemawi

Mimika, Papua

Advocating against the impact of extractive industries on Indonesian rivers.

Founder of Little Spoon Farm

Bali

Director, NTT Yayasan Kuan Mnasi Foundation

East Nusa Tenggara

Defending environmental governance by Indigenous women in Timor, NTT.

Conflict transformation analyst, WRI Indonesia

West Java

Addressing land conflict through research centered on women’s empowerment.

Building food and nutrition sovereignty by amplifying Indigenous wisdom about edible wild plants.

Burung Indonesia

Sulawesi Gorontalo

Educating communities and cultivating ecotourism to conserve endemic birds and forests.

Founder and CEO of Sanggar Kreativitas Anak Indonesia

North Sumatera, Medan

Chiropterologist

Sumatera, Aceh

Studying bats for the conservation of forest ecosystems.

Founder, Balang Institute

Project Coordinator, Jurnal Celebes

South Sulawesi

Advocating for the sustainability of forests and the livelihood of customary communities in South Sulawesi.

Founder, Bintang Sejahtera

West Nusa Tenggara

Managing waste and empowering communities on Lombok Island.

Director, Yayasan Orangutan Sumatera Lestari

North Sumatra

Protecting the Sumatran Orangutan through person-centered engagement.

Researcher, WRI Indonesia

DKI Jakarta

Teacher and Project Collaborator, Green School Bali’s Kul Kul Connection

Bali

Founder, Mantasa

East Java

Building food and nutrition sovereignty by amplifying Indigenous wisdom about edible wild plants.

Founder of the Seeds to Table Program

Bali

Co-Founder, Setali Indonesia

Jakarta

Empowering communities to reduce waste through upcycled and downcycled fashion.

Empowering communities to reduce waste through upcycled and downcycled fashion.

Founder of the KAMBOTI Foundation

Maluku

Communications and Campaign Coordinator, Rainforest Action Network

Jakarta

Cofounder of Clungup Mangrove Conservation

East Jawa, Malang

Co-founder & Chief of Community and Stakeholders Engagement Officer at Handep

Central Kalimantan

Facilitator, Campus Without Walls

Ende

Inspiring local youth to become environmental stewards in their communities.

FORKANI

Southeast Sulawesi

Co-Founder, Azura Marine Indonesia

Bali

Innovating Balinese fishing boats to harness power from the sun in order to uplift communities and protect the ocean.

Founder & Chair, Mosintuwu Institute

Central Sulawesi

Organizing women and children for sustainable village development in Poso.

Lawyer

Head of Internal Affairs, YLBHI LBH Bali

Founder, Bumi Setara

Bali

Using law to fight for clean air in vulnerable Balinese communities.

Co-founder & Program Coordinator, Camar Foundation

West Sumatra

Championing local food systems in collaboration with activists and researchers.

Representative Officer, Center for Orangutan Protection

West Sumatra

Initiating community campaigns to protect orangutans and tigers in Sumatra.

Executive Director & Co-Founder of Biorock Indonesia

Bali

Project Lead, Kelecung Kelod Tourism

Bali

Manager, Javan Gibbon Research and Conservation Project

West Java

Protecting small apes through research and education in Java.

Executive Director, Katahati Institute

Aceh, Meunasah Manyang

Komunitas Sabana Sumba

Sumba

Advocating for Indigenous land protection in Sumba.

Head of Sumba Hospitality Foundation

East Nusa Tenggara, Sumba

Co-Founder & Program Manager, PROGRES

Founder & Chairwoman, Tambora Muda

Central Sulawesi

Protecting the biodiversity of Sulawesi through research and youth engagement.

Founder and CEO of Bank Sampah Sampah NTB Mandiri (NTBM)

West Nusa Tenggara, Lombok

Researcher and Conservationist

Chairwoman, Ulin Foundation

East Kalimantan

Protecting the Siam crocodile through field research and education.

Youth Act Coordinator & Communications and Public Relations Manager, Ranu Welum

Kalimantan

Swisscontact

Aceh

Founder, Flower Aceh Foundation

Aceh

Implementing local and international campaigns to empower women as conservation leaders in Aceh.

Independent Consultant

DKI Jakarta

Early Childhood Program Coordinator, Heka Leka

Maluku, Ambon

Teacher, Sokola Institute

Central Jawa, Jatijajar

Founder & Program Coordinator, Komunitas 1000Kebun

West Java

Facilitating sustainable futures through organic gardening.

Founder & Coordinator, Kelomang Community

West Papua

Organizing Mbaham-Matta women for social transformation.

Founder, Greenwave

East Java

Building resilient communities through sustainable waste management practices.

Leader at Walhi Sumbar

West Sumatra

Creating sustenance for women through alternative economic development in Padang.

Founder of ALAM RIANG

East Jawa, Jombang

Founder, Komunitas Sahabat Bumi

East Java

Empowering households to become self-sufficient in waste management.

Founder, Central Borneo Guide

Central Kalimantan

Reviving Indigenous wisdom through natural tourism on Borneo.