We would like to extend a warm welcome to Brighter Green’s Summer Interns, Willa and Kiara! The help of interns, volunteers, staff, associates, and everyone in the Brighter Green network is a crucial part of making our work possible. We truly couldn’t do it without you. We’re so thankful Willa and Kiara have joined the team, and we’re looking forward to a productive summer of new projects and initiatives.
Read more about Willa and Kiara’s work:
Willa is an intern at Brighter Green and an undergraduate student completing a major in Sustainable Development at Columbia University. She is from Denver, Colorado, and began her work with Brighter Green in January of 2022. She is particularly interested in environmental policy, sustainability management, and climate mitigation. She is part of the 2022 Navab Fellowship program at Columbia University.
Kiara is an intern at Brighter Green and an undergraduate doing a double major in Economics and Sustainable Development at Columbia University. She is from Arequipa, Peru. Her experience as an environmental activist inspired her to work on climate and environmental policy, with an interest in pushing for climate adaptation in the Global South. She is part of the 2022 Navab Fellowship program at Columbia University, which connected her to the work of Brighter Green.