MEET THE FUTURE

Our Future Leaders come from all corners of the country and represent many regions of the world. We're proud to share this year's 2022 Cohort of the Future Leaders Climate Summit. These young leaders are eager to share their knowledge and learn from  like-minded climate and sustainability enthusiasts. 

Have a look at their bios below to learn more about their backgrounds and the insights they will provide at the Summit. 

 
Abigail Schcolnik

Abigail Schcolnik

Montevideo, Uruguay

Student, University of Miami

Andrea Cabezas

Andrea Cabezas

La Paz, Bolivia

Advertising Student, University of Central Florida

Arely Lopez

Arely Lopez

Corona, CA, USA

Student, UCLA

Calli Obern

Calli Obern

Madison, WI, USA

Master's Candidate in International Policy, Stanford University

Caroline Spears

Caroline Spears

San Francisco, CA, USA

Executive Director, Climate Cabinet

Ainee Athar

Ainee Athar

Houston, TX, USA

Impact Fellow, Prime Coalition

Angelica Chavez-Duckworth

Angelica Chavez-Duckworth

Kansas City, MO, USA

Founder / Principal, LivZero

Ariel Smilowitz

Ariel Smilowitz

Miami, FL, USA

Associate, BlackRock Investment Stewardship, BlackRock

Caressa Nguyen

Caressa Nguyen

Sacramento, CA, USA

Co-founder, Sacred Lands, Native Hands

Catherine Dremluk

Catherine Dremluk

Alexandria, VA, USA

Law Student, University of Miami School of Law

Amany Abdelnour

Amany Abdelnour

Naga Hammadi, Qena, Egypt

Master of Development Practice Candidate, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Anna Lachenauer

Anna Lachenauer

Boston, MA, USA

Medical Student, Stanford University

Caitlin Westerfield

Caitlin Westerfield

Plano, TX, USA

Environmental Scientist, SWFWMD

Carmela Wilkins

Carmela Wilkins

Pawtucket, RI, USA

Graphic Designer, A/B Partners

Chang Li

Chang Li

Chengdu, China

Master's Candidate, University of Miami