Thea Thomas

Thea Lopez, a native of Wilmington, Delaware, holds a B.A. in Integrated Marketing from Bloomsburg University. She currently serves as a Program Coordinator and is the Founder of the Girls Like Us (G.L.U) Empowerment Group. She is well-versed in grassroots organizing and advocates for projects, policies, and practices that strengthen our communities. As a grassroots… Continue Reading Thea Thomas

Zee Zetino

Zee Zetino (they/them) is Trans-Queer Afro-Indigenous to the lands of Kuskatan (El Salvador). They were born and raised in South Central LA—a city of diverse culture and pockets of home gardens. Inspired by their grandma’s sacred tending to her fruit trees and medicinal tinctures, Zee was taught about the wealth in nurturing connections to the… Continue Reading Zee Zetino

Sophia Uribe

Sophia Uribe, grew up in San Diego with ancestral roots of Indigenous Mexican Huicholes & Chichimecas. She prides herself in being a scientist, community builder, & outdoor enthusiast. As a photographer, surfer, & runner – Sophia has such enthusiasm for how we can learn from our most our greatest teacher, Mother Nature. Her work within… Continue Reading Sophia Uribe

Maya Sullivan

Maya is a proudly queer second-generation Japanese-American who grew up on the occupied lands of the Coast Salish people. Surrounded by the mountains and the sea, Maya loves connecting with nature. She is currently transitioning careers from international humanitarian assistance to climate justice, where she hopes to continue serving communities through intentional, trust-based, and intersectional… Continue Reading Maya Sullivan

Shley Suarez-Burgos

Shley Suarez Burgos (she/her/ella) was encrusted in the salt waters of Miami. At a young age, Shley discovered her passion for conservation-focused digital storytelling. Combining her background of professional salmon fishing, filmmaking and yoga instruction, she uses creative eco-storytelling to create authentic conversations and events for diverse communities. She is currently an advisory member of… Continue Reading Shley Suarez-Burgos

Neil Pino

Neil is a first generation Chilean American, born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He works as an Outdoor Educator for the Semilla Project, designing and leading outdoor experiences that empowers local youth to be leaders and outdoor stewards. He enjoys rock climbing, snow boarding, swimming and exploring.

Tiffany Pauls

Tiffany (she/they) is a native of the DC, Maryland, Virginia area. She graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and is now the Engagement and Events Coordinator with EGA. As an environmental advocate in her personal and professional life, she has grown into an individual capable of working towards imaginative and radical… Continue Reading Tiffany Pauls

Samira Rosario Martinez

Samira (she/they) spent their childhood in Germany before moving to US. Coming from a multicultural household, they were drawn to study Anthropology at the University of South Florida (USF), before traveling abroad to earn their MA in Cultural Anthropology. Upon returning to the US, they served as a Women’s History Research Associate for the NPS,… Continue Reading Samira Rosario Martinez