David Arnold is a rising junior at American University in Washington, DC. He is majoring in political science, minoring in history. He is from Villanova, Pennsylvania, and has worked in marketing and for non-profits. David ultimately intends to go into law, public policy, or politics. He wanted to intern with the Earth Day Network to use his knowledge of politics and political organization to alleviate some of the greatest problems of our time. His hobbies include reading historical primary sources, archery, and running.
Alicia is a rising junior at the University of Virginia, double majoring in Global Environments & Sustainability and Spanish. She is also a research intern for the UVA Nitrogen Working Group. Alicia grew up in Northern Virginia, and she likes to read or play with her dog in her free time. Some of her other hobbies include rhythmic gymnastics, digital art, and listening to music. As an intern, Alicia hopes to gain professional experience in environmental advocacy and outreach.
Chris attends the University of Vermont, where he studies Environmental Science and works as a Writing Tutor. He was first motivated to protect the environment in high school when he worked for the Youth Conservation Corps in Springfield, Ma to mitigate anthropogenic impacts on his community. In the future, Chris hopes to merge his two academic interests, Environmental Science and Writing, to participate in public environmental outreach and education. In his free time, Chris enjoys biking, rock climbing, hiking, and writing science fiction stories.
Pedro was born in Puerto Rico, but grew up in Columbia, Maryland. He earned his bachelor’s of science degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and will be pursuing a Master’s degree in computer science during the fall of 2019. Having spent many years abroad: Dominican Republic, Spain and lived in various states: Florida, California, Massachuetts, Vermont and Virginia has reinenforced the idea of how vital private and governmental policies pertaining to the protection of the environment, recycling and climate change are for society as a whole. When he is not listening to his favorite Tech podcasts, Youtube videos/Tedx talks he enjoys sailing or being in nature.
My name is Minkyoung Kim, from Seoul Korea. I studied Urban Planning & Designing at HongIk university in Korea, especially about general-master plan. I’m interested in climate change adaptation and sustainable city. Working experience at the Earthday network will enlarge my sight to the environmental issues and help me to figure out what urban planners have to solve for our future cities.