Breaking Green Ceilings


June 23, 2020

EP 19: Going Rogue: Life After Being an LGBTQ Environmental Educator

Growing up in Ohio, Katie spent a lot of her childhood outside during the summer months. She spent a year at her grandmother’s ho…

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June 2, 2020

EP 18: Unearthing the Lives of Enslaved Africans

Dr. Justin Dunnavant always had a passion for history and it was only after a study abroad trip to a Mayan site in a rainforest i…

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May 26, 2020

EP 17: Securing a Future for Lions in Kenya

Dr. Shivani Bhalla is a fourth generation Kenyan Indian who grew up going on safaris with her family, which nurtured her obsessio…

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May 19, 2020

EP 16: Being a Voice for Forests in Kenya

Journey Dr. Dr. Walubengo Walubengo is a Kenyan Forest/Natural Resources and Environment Management Specialist with experience in…

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May 12, 2020

EP 15: Fighting Vulture Poisoning in Kenya

Although still early in her environmental career, Valerie Nasoita is already making a large impact in conservation efforts toward…

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May 5, 2020

Empowering Youth to Become Advocates for their Environment

Sam Dindi has been working in the field of environment conservation for eight years now. As the co-founder of Mazingira Yetu, Sam…

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April 28, 2020

EP 13: Defining Your Own Environmental Activism

Kristy Drutman is Jewish Filipino American environmental media host, activist, independent consultant and digital media strategis…

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April 21, 2020

EP 12: Getting People to Care About the Environment

Ariel Maldonado is a hispanic artist and environmental social media influencer/strategist with nearly 50K followers on instagram.…

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April 14, 2020

EP 11: Making Space for Queer People of Color in the Environmental Mo…

Isaias Hernandez is the founder of the instagram page Queer Brown Vegan, and co-creator of Alluvia Magazine, a “publication highl…

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April 7, 2020

EP 10: There's Something In The Water

Author of the book There is Something in the Water, Dr. Ingrid Waldron is a powerhouse of a community activist and researcher. Us…

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March 31, 2020

EP 9: The Power of Indigenous Youth Environmental Movements

Michael has developed a love for the world through many years of exploring Mother Earth’s beauty, respecting her gifts, and inter…

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March 24, 2020

EP 8: 29 years of Insights at California State Parks

Jack Shu worked for California State Parks for 29 years, mostly as a Park Superintendent. With a great deal of time spent in the …

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March 17, 2020

EP 7: Making Space for Clean Energy and Climate Justice

Raya Salter is an attorney, educator and clean energy law/policy expert, focusing on climate justice. She is a member of the New …

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March 10, 2020

EP 6: The Value of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Parker McMullen Bushman is the Vice President of Community Engagement, Education, and Inclusion at Butterfly Pavilion in Denver, …

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March 3, 2020

EP 5: Promoting Diverse Environmental Nonprofit Boards

Why does once Marine Biologist, Dr. Francisco "Paco" Ollervides, transition from researching the impacts of boat noise on gray wh…

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Feb. 25, 2020

EP 4: Grassroots Action in River Protection

Fred Tutman wanted to make a difference in the world and working in media for over three decades didn’t often feel like he was. H…

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Feb. 18, 2020

EP 3: Water Affordability and Equity in America

When asked what advice she has on being a woman of color in a predominantly white business environment, environmental consultant …

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Feb. 18, 2020

EP 2: Building Smart Environmental Research Collaborations

What is Human Ecology? What are Sacred Forests? How can we lessen our carbon footprint without becoming overwhelmed? All of this,…

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Feb. 18, 2020

EP 1: A Journey Through Academia as a Woman of Color

With an emphasis on race inclusivity and environmental education in this episode, Dr. Olivia Aguilar is interviewed about her res…

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Feb. 3, 2020

Breaking Green Ceilings Podcast - Intro Episode

In this introduction I share a little bit about myself and why I started the podcast. I’m excited about this new journey that I’m…

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