Panelists

Meera Dasgupta

Meera Dasgupta is the 2020 United States Youth Poet Laureate, the youngest appointed in the history of the country. She is also the first U.S. Youth Poet Laureate to have been appointed from New York and the first Asian American Youth Poet Laureate of the United States, a program pioneered […]

Michelle Li

Michelle is the founder of clever carbon and Women and Climate. She launched her career in Silicon Valley where she worked for some of the biggest names in tech including Salesforce and DocuSign. A proponent for making sustainability the new norm, Michelle founded clever carbon to teach people about carbon […]

Nadiya Khalif

Nadiya Khalif is an 18-year-old climate activist from the Washington DC Metropolitan area. She serves on the Earth Uprising Global Youth Council as an American representative. Her role as a council member is to inspire global youth-led chapters to implement environmental campaigns and projects. She is a recipient of the […]

Nicola Armacost

Nicola Armacost has served as the Mayor of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY since 2019, and before that as Trustee since 2009. As Mayor, she has championed sustainability initiatives and building local resiliency to climate change. Under her leadership, Hastings-on-Hudson is currently the highest-ranking Clean Energy Community (CEC) and Climate Smart Community (CSC) […]

Victoria L. Harmon

Having built a career at the intersection of business, policy and media for publicly traded companies and government, Victoria L. Harmon is a seasoned communicator with expertise in the financial services and the clean and renewable energy sectors. As CEO and Founder of VL Harmon Advisors, Ms. Harmon continues to […]

Vincent Vertuccio

Vincent Vertuccio is an organizer at the intersection of movements and electoral politics, with a focus on the climate crisis. Vincent has worked with a variety of organizations and movement organizations, working to empower the multi-racial working class and address the climate crisis with the just and bold policy it […]