#BlackinEnviro builds community and recognition
With environmental science being the least diverse field in STEM, Black in Environment increases community and representation for Black folks across environmental realms.
People of Color in Wildlife Ecology database launched
"We realized the wildlife-related syllabi in our department were lacking in literature and stories from diverse voices," said Christine Wilkinson.
Impacts of COVID-19 on health and food security
Meredith Niles co-authored a survey to understand the initial and continued impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security, health behaviors, and health outcomes.
Combining her drive for sustainability, innovation, and diversity, Janelle Heslop leads a $1B project to drive impact in operations. “I don't dream about jobs. I dream about impact,” Heslop says. “I want to manage, run, lead projects that are having a meaningful impact in the world, making it prepared for future challenges like climate change, leveraging emerging ideas and innovation to create a healthier, more equitable society.”
Christian Cooper. George Floyd. Renaming institutions. Reparations. What does the environment have to do with it? How do we meet this moment?