Moñeka De Oro
Increasing food sovereignty in the Mariana and Micronesia region.
Affiliations & Roles
Just Transition Curriculum and Policy Fellow, Climate Justice Alliance & Micronesia Climate Change Alliance
Moñeka De Oro is an indigenous Chamoru mother, climate/peace activist, educator and dedicated community organizer based in the Mariana Islands. She is currently a Just Transition Curriculum and Policy Fellow with Climate Justice Alliance, where she co-coordinates community based solutions with member organization Micronesia Climate Change Alliance. She is deeply involved in efforts uplifting the experiences of Pacific Islanders on the front lines of the climate crisis.
She received a BA in Anthropology in 2011 and a Micronesian Studies Graduate Program Certificate in 2019, both from the University of Guam. De Oro has wide professional and volunteer experiences in social justice, historic preservation, environmental protection and cultural perpetuation. She is on the Board of Directors for the Guam Environmental Protection Agency, was selected by the US State Department as a Young Pacific Leader in 2019, attended COP 25 in Madrid with the esteemed It Takes Roots delegation and is an alumni of the Sierra’s Club Women Earth Alliance 2020 Accelerator program.