Clare Lakewood

Clare is a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental organization that works to secure a future for all species hovering on the brink of extinction. As part of the [...]

Robyn Purchia

Robyn is a mother of two young children and a dedicated environmental advocate. After years practicing environmental law, Robyn decided to pursue a career in journalism. She founded [...]

Shilpi Chhotray

Shilpi is responsible for the development and implementation of communications strategies that advance the goals of the Break Free From Plastic global movement. Shilpi builds alliances and [...]

Shannon Allison

Shannon Allison has worked in the sustainable building industry for 15 years and is a partner at Alter Consulting Engineers, which she recently founded with two other industry professionals.

Manon Fisher

Manon Fisher is the Resource Recovery Specialist for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Wastewater Enterprise where she has worked for over five years coordinating multi-disciplinary [...]

Ivy Poisson

Ivy is an Environmental Planner and Restoration Ecologist at MIG.  Some of her recent work include stream bank revegetation and restoration projects following construction work in places like San [...]

Julie Bryant

Julie Bryant is the Co-Director of Cascadia Consulting Group’s California office. Julie has 18 years of zero waste planning and project management experience, including 10 years serving as the [...]

Margaret McCarthy

Margaret is passionate about building communities that work together for the collective good. She has worked at local nonprofits included 826 Valencia and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, [...]

Debra Baida

Debra Baida is a life organizer and coach and the founder of Liberated Spaces. She helps overwhelmed and variously disorganized clients throughout the Bay Area and beyond make room in their lives [...]