Meet The Leaders of the 2021 U.S. Women’s Earth Alliance Grassroots Accelerator
Manager, RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings Program
Advocating for clean energy and technology in the household energy sector.
Co-Founder, Resolve Conservation
Helping conservation organizations become more inclusive and implement new methods to complex conservation problems.
Founder & CEO, Solar Concierge
Improving the accessibility and global development of solar energy.
Co-Founder, People Not Pozos (Wells)
Challenging extractive oil industries in South Los Angeles.
Partner - Corn Sister, Three Sisters Sovereignty Project
Mohawk Valley, NY
Healing her tribe through food justice and environmental advocacy.
Lead Organizer, Leaders4Earth
Central Valley, California
Decolonizing food systems and transnational indigenous spaces.
Program Director of Syntropy within Commonweal
Los Angeles, CA
Removing pollutants and toxins from Los Angeles communities through science and education.
Administrator, Parks and Neighborhoods, Shelby County Government
Stewarding land and open spaces cultivating community investment.
Board Treasurer, KAHEA: The Hawaiian Environmental Alliance
Defending Native Hawaiian elders and protecting cultural rights.
Director, Energy Justice Partnerships at CELI
St. Charles, IL
Making climate engagement accessible and inspiring.
Representative, Hawaii State House of Representatives
Advocating for and progressing environmental and social policy in Hawaii.
Co-Founder & Project Director, Valley Improvements Project
Stanislaus County, CA
Pushing forward environmental justice in Stanislaus County.
Creator of Cuatro Costa
Guayama, Puerto Rico
Cleansing and maintaining beach waste in Puerto Rico.
Founder & CEO, Black In Marine Science
Encouraging the growth, development, and thriving of the Black Community in marine science.
Development Director & Village Planner, Indian Cultural Organization
Accelerating advocacy and cultural preservation programs that center indigenous lifeways with the Winnemem Wintu tribe of Mount Shasta.
Campaigns & Advocacy Director, Montana Environmental Information Center (MEIC)
Elevating equity and collaboration in climate justice work.
Director, Espacio Migrante
Nurturing migrant communities with access to education and reinforced rights.
Executive Director, Earth Hacks
Creating environmental justice and climate solutions through engineering.
Director, Hip Hop & Climate Justice at Youth Vs. Apocalypse
Bay Area, CA
Uplifting and training youth voices in climate advocacy through music and creativity.
Co-Founder & Board Secretary & Treasurer, 500 Sails
Northern Mariana Islands
Preserving indigenous history and reconnecting the people of the Marianas to their land and waters.
Protégete Community Organizer, Conservation Colorado
Empowering health professionals to stand up against climate change for climate health in California.
Community Programs Manager, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
San Francisco, CA
Stewarding land, protecting wisdom, and helping others heal their connection with nature.
Director & Coordinator, Rio Grande Joint Venture
Uniting and amplifying climate solutions based on mutual flourishing.
Postdoc & Scholar-Activist & Steering Committee Member, Northeastern University & Feminist Agenda for a Green New Deal
New Orleans, LA
Combating environmental racism through energy research and education.
Community Captain, Centra Florida Disaster Resilience Initiative
Altamonte Springs, FL
Healing Florida communities with resilience, education, and preparation.
Co-Head of Andover Climate Lobby, Field Representative of Our Climate, Co-Head of National CCL Youth Action Team
Highlighting youth voices on climate policy in Boston.
Senior Partnership Officer, Climate Justice & Crisis Response, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
Uplifting human rights-based responses in frontline communities.
Director of Ecosphere Studies, The Land Institute
Researching agroecology and expanding people’s relationships with plants with civic science communities.
Education & Outreach Manager, Colorado Stormwater Center & Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
Educating and equipping communities to better manage water systems.
Director of Community and Environmental Resilience, National Recreation and Park Association
Encouraging environmental resilience through community partnership and engagement.