Guilu (she/her) is the Program Coordinator for the Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Conservation Diversity Fellowship. She is passionate about supporting underrepresented and marginalized voices in the environmental field with the ultimate goal of supporting healthy, equitable, and accessible environments for all. As the RAY Program Coordinator, she leads the day-to-day functions of the fellowship which aims to support young leaders of color in conservation-related career pathways. She cultivates supportive environments for the Fellows with resources to learn and lead.
Guilu received her BA in East Asian Studies and Environmental Studies from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. She is also an alum of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP) at the University of Michigan. She’s learned to love mentorship through her own incredible mentors, and of the many younger students she’s had the joy of working with through DDCSP and beyond. When not working she enjoys reading Black feminist theory, listening to NPR, embroidering, and sharing food with friends.