Madeline is a 1st year PhD student in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Vanderbilt University. She is committed to supporting data-driven land, resource, and emergency management decisions through GIS- and remote-sensing-based research.
Elyse completed a BS degree in Marine Biology at UC San Diego. Upon graduating, she started working as a science interpreter at the Birch Aquarium and she acquired the talents to teach ocean, earth, and climate science. Now, she is pursuing a Masters of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Allyson is a double major at Colorado State University in Ecosystem Science and Sustainability and International Studies with minors in Spanish and International Development. Her experiences interacting with people domestically and internationally has helped her working toward a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable future.
Macey is a graduate student at the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA. Her research concentration is International Climate Governance, and she is passionate about environmental justice.
Melissa is an undergraduate student at Moravian College. She is a senior student in Environmental Science, who is passionate about conservation ecology and the relationship between invasive plant species and pollinators. She is also interested in environmental justice within local government,
Emma is the Lab Manager/Senior Research Technician for the Templer Lab in the Biology Department at Boston University, Boston, MA, USA. She is interested in how forest biogeochemistry is affected by climate change and urbanization.
Amna is a PhD candidate and Fulbright Scholar from Pakistan in the Department of Chemistry of Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, USA. Her research focuses on understanding the molecular nature of complex environmental (organic matter) mixtures from soil, water, and air using sophisticated analytical techniques, particularly high-resolution mass spectrometry.
Mireille is a social and behavioral scientist with a research background in environmental anthropology and conservation psychology. Her current research focuses on characterizing and mitigating social conflict surrounding conservation issues and enhancing environmental justice.
Casmali is an undergraduate student at Colorado College, Colorado Spring, CO, USA. He is a lifelong grass-roots organizer and a member of the Chumash Community. He has special interest in indigenous politics, mathematical economics, and thinking through the lens of other possible worlds.