WEA Women in Action Izumi Yamamoto 2020 U.S. Accelerator Wisdom Keeper Region Washington, USA Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder and President of Perennial     As Co-Founder and President of Perennial, Izumi shapes the organization’s vision, designs curriculum, and facilitates trainings. She is moved by the pursuit of liberation and the creative force generated in union.…

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WEA Women in Action Xochitl Bernadette Morena Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Building individual and communal immunity by providing access to essential foods and medicines to all. Region Oakland, California Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder & Co-Director, EFAM     Xochitl Bernadette Moreno is an activist, media maker, and healer dedicated to the wellness of the…

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WEA Women in Action Moñeka De Oro Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Increasing food sovereignty in the Mariana and Micronesia region.   Region Talofofo, Guam Affiliations & Roles Just Transition Fellow, Micronesia Climate Change Alliance     Moñeka is the Just Transition Curriculum and Policy Fellow at the Micronesia Climate Change Alliance in Guam. She…

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WEA Women in Action Desiree Shelley Flores Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Accelerating a land and water protectors initiative within the Monacan Indian Nation (MIN) community of Virginia. Region Catawba, Virginia Affiliations & Roles Climate justice organizer, Mothers Out Front     Desiree is part Monacan and a climate justice organizer with Mothers Out Front.…

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WEA Women in Action De’Etra Jenra Young Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Increasing diverse student representation in food, agricultural, and natural resource sciences and supporting young people to become environmental justice advocates. Region Nashville, Tennessee Affiliations & Roles Associate Professor & Interim Associate Dean, College of Agriculture at Tennessee State University     Dr. De’Etra…

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