2023 Sustainable CT Fellows
Through the Sustainable CT Fellowship Program, students from Connecticut universities and colleges will receive training, supervision, and a stipend to help our communities implement Sustainable CT actions and obtain points towards certification. Learn more about the fellowship program.
Lilly is a rising senior at the University of Connecticut. She is majoring in Environmental Science and Political Science. She will be working with the Western CT Council of Government in Sandy Hook. Lilly is a member of the UConn Women's Rowing team. She also enjoys spending time outside and going for walks.
Cole is a rising first-year graduate student at Tufts University studying Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning. He will be working with the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments in Waterbury. He enjoys reading, the outdoors, music, and traveling.
Morgan is a rising junior at Central Connecticut State University studying International Studies with a minor in French. She will be working at the Southeastern CT Council of Governments in Norwich this summer. In her free time, Morgan enjoys traveling, reading, and creative writing. She also loves learning about film.
Adrian is a rising senior at Tufts University in Massachusetts majoring in Applied Environmental Studies and minoring in Film and Media Studies. This summer, they will be working at the Capitol Region Council of Governments in Hartford. Adrian is a passionate climate organizer who serves as the co-founder of the New Haven Climate Movement Youth Action Team. They are excited for their third summer as a Sustainable CT Fellow!
Nicolas is earning a dual-degree in Applied & Resource Economics and Cognitive Science with minors in Geographic Information Science and Crime & Justice at the University of Connecticut. Nicolas is interested in environmental policies and initiatives that will decarbonize energy production. This summer he will be working with the Western Council of Governments in Sandy Hook. Nicolas loves hiking and traveling, and was able to combine the two when he climbed Mt. Everest Base Camp in Nepal last summer!
Puji is a rising sophomore at Wesleyan University, majoring in Economics with a minor in Data Analysis. This summer Puji will be based at the Capital Region Council of Governments in Hartford. She is passionate about environmental justice advocacy, and in her free time, loves wheel-throwing pottery.
Katie is a rising Junior at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. She is majoring in Environmental Science with a biology concentration and is minoring in environmental studies and urban studies. She will be working at the South Central Regional Council of Governments in North Haven. Katie is a dancer, so in her free time and can often be found dancing, hiking, or spending time with her animals.
Summer is a rising senior at the University of Connecticut majoring in Environmental Science. Summer is excited to be working at the Lower Connecticut Valley River Council of Governments in Essex this summer. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and reading.
Dylan is a rising Junior at the University of Connecticut majoring in Environmental Studies and Political Science. He will be working at the Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments in Bridgeport. A fun fact about Dylan is that he has three passports from Türkiye, the US, and the UK.
Devin is a rising junior at Wesleyan University majoring in Science in Society. She is passionate about waste reduction and works on campus as a Compost Intern. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and going to museums. This summer, she will be working with the Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments in Essex.
Ryan is a member of the class of 2023 at Westfield State University. He is majoring in Environmental Studies with a minor in Sustainable Studies and Geography. This summer Ryan will be working with the Northwest Hills Council of Governments in Goshen. A fun fact about Ryan is that he has been an ice hockey coach for 7 years.