Sharon Smith (2011)
Fellowship Year: 2011
Academic Background: Yale University - MA 2012- (Environmental Management)
Sharon is an organizer and trainer active in social change movements for global justice, human rights, and environmental sustainability. She worked with student networks to achieve landmark environmental victories in the logging and finance sectors and has trained thousands of youth in advocacy for social change. As Program Advisor for the Brower Youth Awards at Earth Island Institute, Sharon supported hundreds of emerging environmental activists annually and co-produced Emmy award-winning films shown on The Sundance Channel and PBS. She is the author of the recent book, "The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World". She is currently completing her Master of Environmental Management at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
Expertise: Int'l Conservation & Developmt, Int'l Conservation & Developmt, Environmental Justice
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