Tropical Leaves

Our Crew

We are creatives, educators, activists, and diverse experts committed to promoting action-oriented, innovative approaches to social and environmental change.

STAFF

 

ENVIRONMENTAL
HEALTH FELLOWS

 

IMPACT ARTIST FELLOWS

 
 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ADVISORY COUNCIL

 

PAST CREW

 

2021

Jamie Epstein, New York University, Intern (2021)

Sophie Harris, Columbia University, Intern (2021)

Katina Pennington, New York University, Intern (2021)

Marisa Valdez, New School University, Program Manager (July-Sept 2021)

Olivia Zukowski, University of Miami, Intern (2021)

 

2020

Damian Archer, The Pennsylvania State University, Intern (2019), Youth Advisory Council (2020)

Christine Arroyo, Creative Director and Brand Manager, Advisory Council (2017-2020)

Peter Derby, Writer + Producer, Nefarious Gallantry, Advisory Council (2018-2020)

David Flores-Wilson,  Planning to Wealth, Board (2019-2020)

Celia Frank, ​Binghamton University, Intern (2019), Program Manager (July-October, 2020), Youth Advisory Council (2020)

Rohan Gelber-Higgins, Youth Advisory Council

Kristin Hatcher, Apogee Group, Advisory Council (2019-2020)

Jinny Kim, Building Code Consultant, Advisory Council (2019-2020)

Emma Laning, Youth Advisory Council (2019-2020)

Mehrdad Moghaddam, Earnst & Young, Board (2019-2020)

Erinn Roos-Brown, Development Manager

Hara Wang, Braemar Energy Ventures, Board (2019-2020)

 

2019

Ashley Berton, McGill University, Intern

Mikelle Benfield, University of Bonn and United Nations University, Program Manager (2018-2019), Intern (2017)

Amy Braunschweiger, Human Rights Watch, Board Secretary (2011-2019)

Sam Fiske, ​Claremont McKenna College, Intern

Kimo Goree, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Advisory Council (2015-2019), Board Member (2013-2014)

Luisa Gui, Performa, ​Advisor (2012-2019)

Scott Johnson​XDEA Architects, Advisor (2018-2019)

Priya Mallikarjuna, St George's University School of Medicine, Environmental Justice Fellow (2019), 

Mark Schapiro, Advisory Council (2017-2019)

Mechthild Schmidt, New York University, Advisor (2015-2019)

Patrick Schultz​Veolia, Board Treasurer (2016-2019)

Nikita Singhal, ClearBridge Investments, Board (2018-2019)

James Slezak,  Advisory Council (2017-2019), Board Member (2013-2017)

Kavie Yu​Carleton College, Intern

Emma Zinsmeister, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Advisor (2016-2019)

2018

Mackenzie Beltz, Penn State University, Development Director (July-Nov 2018),  Development Manager (December 2017-May 2018), Intern (2017)

Mikelle Benfield, University of Bonn and United Nations University, Program Manager (2018), Global Leadership Intern (2017)

Allison Calvanico, Georgetown University, NGO Management Intern (2018), Grantwriter (2018) 

Kelly Chan, Hunter College, Experiential Education Intern (Sept-Nov 2018)

Nick Dean, NYU,