Jennifer Dowd is on a mission to connect the conservation movement with traditional public schools to teach and promote environmental justice. She is the first on-the-ground coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation’s Eco Schools USA program within the state of New Jersey.

“Students need to be empowered with the science and engineering skills that they need to make the shift in their communities,” explains Jennifer.

The challenges of this new decade have highlighted the vast inequalities facing communities around the world. How does your work help address the intersection of environmental justice, social equity, and human health and wellbeing? Share your story.