WATCH NOW: WEA Leaders join Jane Goodall in an activist roundtable discussion

Earlier this week, as part of Goals House at the UN General Assembly, Rose Wamalwa (Founder of WWANC, and WEA East Africa Director), and Farwiza Farhan (Founder of HAkA, Indonesia Design Team and WEA Leadership Board member), joined host Jane Goodall and fellow climate activists for a roundtable discussion on the protection, restoration and planting of trees as…

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Ayanna Williams

Ayanna Williams Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Encouraging environmental resilience through community partnership and engagement. Region Decatur, GA Affiliations & Roles Director of Community and Environmental Resilience, National Recreation and Park Association     Ayanna Williams comes to NRPA as a tested leader in place-based environmentally focused nonprofits. Most recently she was the Healthy Cities…

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Jessica Thrasher

Jessica Thrasher Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Educating and equipping communities to better manage water systems. Region Fort Collins, CO Affiliations & Roles Education & Outreach Manager, Colorado Stormwater Center & Colorado State University     Jessica Thrasher is the Education and Outreach Manager for the Colorado Stormwater Center at Colorado State University. She has…

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Salote Soqo

Salote Soqo Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Uplifting human rights based responses in frontline communities. Region Kocoma Village, Qamea Island, Fiji Islands Affiliations & Roles Senior Partnership Officer, Climate Justice & Crisis Response Unitarian Universalist Service Committee     Salote is an I-Taukei from the Fiji Islands and an American immigrant with 16 years of…

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Hannah Sakura Ono

Hannah Sakura Ono Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Highlighting youth voices on climate policy in Boston. Region Boston, MA Affiliations & Roles Co-Head of Andover Climate Lobby, Field Representative of Our Climate Co-Head of National CCL Youth Action Team     Hannah is a senior at Phillips Academy in Boston. She began her climate activism…

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