La’Veesha A. Rollins Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Designing sustainable energy solutions and fighting for environmental justice in rural Virginia.    Region Providence Forge, Virginia Affiliations & Roles Founding Member, C5- Concerned Citizens of Charles City County     La’Veesha hails from Charles City County, Virginia where she spent her entire childhood and stayed until…

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Gavriela Reiter Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Building global solidarity and grassroots solutions to the climate crisis through the Global Green New Deal. Region New Haven, Connecticut Affiliations & Roles Delegation Leader, SustainUS Co-Founder and Organizer, White Women for Black Lives Co-Founder and Organizer, Fossil Free Penn As a climate organizer, emergency manager, nonprofit leader,…

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Candace Chu O’Melia Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Advancing clean mobility for communities of concern Region San Diego, California Affiliations & Roles Senior Program Manager, Community Impact at the Foundation for California Community Colleges Community Development Volunteer, Movement Brave Entrepreneur (Movement BE) Women in Electric Vehicles (San Diego Chapter) Member San Diego Urban Sustainability Coalition…

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Alice Sung Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Decarbonizing and eliminating fossil fuels dependence in public schools in the Bay Area, California. Region Oakland, California Affiliations & Roles Founding Principal, Greenbank Associates     Alice Sung is the Founding Principal of Greenbank Associates, a green building and sustainability consultancy dedicated to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and…

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Nadea Nabilla Puteri Participant: 2020 Indonesia Grassroots Accelerator Innovating Balinese fishing boats to harness power from the sun in order to uplift communities and protect the ocean Region Bali, Indonesia Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder, Azura Marine Indonesia     Nadea Nabilla Puteri is an engineer in Bali with a passion for ocean conservation. She began…

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