Nakisa Glover, is a climate justice practitioner, thought leader, tech advocate, and community engagement expert. Nakisa actively develops strategies across activism, films, music, and podcasts to help engage and activate millennials, Gen Z, artists, entertainers, community leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians, and other climate experts.
Nakisa has built a local to national track record as a community organizer, with years of experience in corporate, community and service-based roles. These roles include Sol Nation Founder, where she advocates for real SOLutions on behalf of the communities she serves; Girls Who Code as a former Regional Partnership Coordinator, where she closes gender and diversity gaps in technology; and as Think 100% Organizer for Hip Hop Caucus where she highlights solutions to climate change and environmental injustices, to help make Think 100% The Coolest place in the climate movement.
Because of her expertise in climate justice, Nakisa has been called upon to share knowledge with media outlets, including Media Matters, Yes Magazine, HuffPost, Creative Loafing, Gizmodo, WBTV, Atmos, Lillian’s List, and Earth Gen. Additionally, Nakisa has been asked to be a featured speaker by the Black Women’s Health Imperative, DC Environmental Film Festival, Smithsonian Anacostia, US Climate Action Network, National Environmental Justice Conference, National Adaptation Forum, and the National Conference on Equitable Development.
She has been recognized as a 2019 Grist 50 Fixer, with the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr Growing The Dream Award, and the 2016 Clean Air Carolina Airkeeper Award joining North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, Dr. James Kenny and other business leaders.
Nakisa is from Charlotte, North Carolina, and holds a biology degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
You can listen to Nakisa on the #ClimateFriday radio show broadcasting on WPFW on Fridays at 9:00 am. Learn more about Nakisa at www.nakisaglover.com and connect with her on Twitter,_LinkedIn,_Instagram, and Facebook.
Nakisa is active in the community. She is committed to community building and welcomes opportunities to make appearances, partner, collaborate, and more!
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