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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Danni Washington

Danni Washington Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Protecting our earth’s oceans through media and science. Region Miami, Florida Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder & Executive Director, Big Blue & You Host, The Genius Generation    Miami native with Jamaican heritage, Danni Washington is deeply passionate about our oceans and science communications. She dreamed of studying the…

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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 Revere, MA 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 professional experience in the…

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