RAY Fellowship Conservation & Clean Energy Conversations

Please see our 2022 RAY Diversity Fellowship Conservation & Clean Energy Conversation Series below celebrating the culmination of the fifth year of the RAY Diversity Fellowship and successes of the RAY Fellows! Through 1 hour webinars via Zoom, three graduating RAY Fellows led us on deep dives into their contributions, learnings, and experiences as Fellows. 

  • Cindy Nguyen, Associate & RAY Clean Energy Fellow, RMI: Cindy's presentation is titled 'Virtually Painless': Reflections from a Vietnamese-American environmentalist on building a meaningful environmental career across virtual landscapes. As a RAY Clean Energy Fellow with RMI, Cindy has provided technical assistance and collaborated with diverse stakeholders to develop and implement clean energy pathways and national climate priorities in order to build resilience in Caribbean SIDS. She has also advanced initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across the Institute, particularly through her facilitation of the BIPOC Caucus. In her Conservation Conversation, Cindy reflects on her past two years at RMI—her highlights, challenges, the communities she has cultivated, and the relationships she has built—and how navigating her first job in this unique, complex virtual environment has shaped her understanding of what a meaningful career advocating for environmental justice can look like. Register here for Cindy's conversation on June 22, 2022 @ 4 PM ET/1 PM PT. 
  • Ashly Loibman, Land Stewardship Associate, Peninsula Open Space Trust: Ashly has worked to further POST's land conservation objectives in the San Francisco Bay. She has gained an understanding of land conservation and the role that land trusts play within that.  She recognizes that both play a significant role in land justice and how we approach it. Her Conservation Conversation will highlight the work that she has been involved with as well as the lessons she has taken away from her 2 years at POST. Register here for Ashly's conversation on July 13, 2022 @ 4 PM ET/1 PM PT.

You can view all past Conservation and Clean Energy presentations in our Digital Library.