Diversity lecture series features the Intersectional Environmentalist

Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in collaboration with The Green Group for our Diversity Lecture Series featuring Leah Thomas, the Intersectional Environmentalist at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 14 on Facebook Live.

Leah Thomas is a celebrated environmentalist based in Santa Barbara, California. Coining the term eco-communicator to describe her style of environmental activism. She is a passionate advocate for exploring the relationship between social justice and environmentalism.

She founded and launched Intersectional Environmentalist in 2020, a resource hub and platform that aims to advocate for environmental justice, provide educational resources surrounding intersectional environmentalism, and promote exclusivity and accessibility within environmental education and movements.

Leah published the book “The Intersectional Environmentalist” in March 2022. Her writing also appeared in a variety of publications, including Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, and Highsnobiety; and she has been featured in Harper’s Bazaar, W Magazine, Domino, GOOP, and numerous podcasts.