• Indigenous Nations and Climate Change Summit takes place

    Indigenous Nations & Climate Change Summit takes place April 21-23

    Co-directed by Kelly McClure, the Summit ​will convene distinguished experts, leaders, practitioners, and ​Indigenous ​nations ​to discuss critical climate change topics. 

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  • April 19-23 is Black in Environment Week

    April 19-23 is Black in Environment Week

    Black In Environment, co-founded by Regan Patterson, is hosting #BlackInEnvironWeek with a series of events to highlight and build community among Black environmentalists globally. 

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  • Imperiled cities, mounting costs: Facing the big climate risk blindspot
    Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    Imperiled cities, mounting costs: Facing the big climate risk blindspot

    Anne Perrault's op-ed in the Hill argues for a bold reimagining of financial risk and responsibility in the era of climate change.

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We look forward to introducing you to our 2021 Switzer Fellows soon. Learn about the program

Leadership Story

Cell Mentor's Community of Scholars is a group of Persons Excluded because of their Ethnicity or Race (PEER) composed of postdoctoral fellows, early-stage investigators, instructors, and consultants with a common passion to advance scientific discovery while innovating diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. They recently released a list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America on which two Switzer Fellows appear: Ayana Johnson and Regan Patterson.

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Apr 20, 2021
The Indigenous Nations & Climate Change Summit ​(INCCS) ​will convene distinguished experts, leaders, practitioners, and ​Indigenous ​nations ​to discuss critical climate change topics from April...Read more >
Apr 19, 2021
Black In Environment is hosting #BlackInEnvironWeek on April 19th - 23rd with a series of events to highlight and build community among Black environmentalists globally. Dr. Regan Patterson, 2018 Switzer Fellow, is the co-founder and co-organizer of Black In Environment, a member organization of Black in X.Read more >
Apr 15, 2021
Many of us have been able to experience the magic of vibrant hillsides showing a kaleidoscope of colors during a superbloom in California, but why isn't every year a superbloom year? Join Maria Jesus...Read more >
Apr 12, 2021
Lauren Howe shared her insights on collecting and leveraging grantee demographic data in a recent article by Peak Grantmaking: CONNECTing on Tracking Grantee Demographics . Lauren is the Program...Read more >

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