Ethan Olson


Ethan is a third year urban studies and planning major with a minor in climate change studies. He is passionate about utilizing architecture and urban design to address contemporary issues, and enjoys sketching, hiking, and reading.

Eleanor Terner


Eleanor is a third-year General Biology major. She is interested in pursuing a career in environmental conservation law and research. She likes dogs, trying new baking recipes, and traveling.

Alexander Gershunov

Faculty Researcher

Researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Climate, Atmospheric Science & Physical Oceanography

Jessica Kamman


Jessica is a second-year Visual Arts - Studio major and a Climate Change Studies minor. She is interested in a career in visual development and hopes to use her art to influence people to help the environment. She enjoys reading, painting, and learning about sustainability.

Sophia Hidalgo

Artist & Writer

Sophia is a first-year Global Health major interested in environmental studies and how that relates to one’s health. During her free time she enjoys drawing, hiking, and reading.

Emily Zou


Emily is a first year World Literature and Culture major, planning to minor in philosophy and climate change studies. She has no idea what she wants to do but has vague ideas about academia, policy, or film. She likes her little sister and defending her opinions on movies and books. 

Marc Camanag


Marc is a third-year political science - international relations major with a minor in ethnic studies. He is an aspiring lawyer interested in the sociopolitical challenges and impacts of climate change. He likes dogs, hiking, and yerba mate.

Katie Babson


Katie is a third-year Global Health major and General Biology minor. She is interested in pursuing a LLB and how law is intertwined with climate change and sustainability. She enjoys art, traveling, and La Croix.

Jenny Nguyen

Outreach Coordinator

Jenny is a third-year Environmental Systems major and a Psychology minor. She is interested in learning the impacts of climate change, finding solutions to address it, and achieving sustainability for all. She enjoys dancing, exploring new places, and spending quality time with friends!

Anusha Goswami

Artist & Writer

Anusha is a first-year Global Health major who has an interest in the effects of climate change and environmental justice. She enjoys painting, baking, and embroidery.

Kida Bradley


Hello! My name is Kida and I am a sophomore at the University of California San Diego. I am an anthropology major specializing in Climate Change with hopes for photography and human rights minors. I currently have leadership positions in various organizations on campus, including but not limited to, being the Event Director for Seventh College. I enjoy roller-skating and tennis in my free time, as well as videogames, watching and understanding animation, photography, exploring nature, and thinking of ways I will change the system nationally and globally to make the world a better place.

Sabina Griebel


Sabina is a third year Political Science (Public Law) and History double major. She is interested in personal sustainability and the social effects of climate change. She enjoys film, reading, and collaging. 

Leorah Gavidor


Hello, I’m Leorah Gavidor. I work at the Birch Aquarium and I am also a freelance writer here in San Diego. When I’m not writing or chasing stories (which is most of my free time!), I enjoy hiking with my husband in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park or staying home and cooking a nice pot of soup.

Kyra Black

Outreach Coordinator & Artist

Kyra is a second-year Marine Biology major with a minor in Environmental Systems.  She is interested in sustainability research and is passionate about the conservation of marine ecosystems. She loves hiking, matcha, everything Star Wars, and taking care of her plants.

Gillian Ramirez

Newsletter Director

Gillian is a second-year International Business major. She is interested in sustainability and how it overlaps with living a plant-based lifestyle. She enjoys cooking, playing the piano and reading. 

Caroline Hadley


Caroline is a third-year philosophy major passionate about the intersection between climate change and social justice. She believes we have an ethical responsibility to not only care for each other, but for our planet and its many non-human inhabitants. In her free time, she loves reading, meditation, hiking, and cuddling her cat, Athena.