Diana Negrín is a geographer, writer and professor who works between Mexico and the US. Negrín’s multidisciplinary work focuses on the intersection of social justice, ecology, arts and culture. Negrín helps run the Wixarika Research Center, a non-profit dedicated to supporting Wixarika autonomy and preserving their art and culture. Follow her at @geo.grafiando and @diana_negrin.
Victor M. Toledo
Víctor M. Toledo, a research scientist at the Institute for Research on Ecosystems and Sustainability, is a Mexican biologist, expert in ethnoecology, and former Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) in the administration of President of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Talli Nauman is the Contributing Editor and Indian Country Correspondent for The Esperanza Project. She is a longtime Americas Program collaborator and columnist, a founder and co-director of Journalism to Raise Environmental Awareness, and former Health and Environment Editor for Native Sun News Today. She can be reached at talli.nauman(at)gmail.com.
Erik Assadourian is a sustainability researcher and writer, adjunct professor, game designer, homeschooling father, and Gaian.
Tracy L. Barnett is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, Yes! Magazine, Reuters and USA Today, among others. She is the founding editor of the Esperanza Project.
Sarah Towle is an award-winning London-based US expatriate author currently sharing her journey from outrage to activism one story of humanity and heroism at a time. Read more episodes from The First Solution at medium.com/@HiStoryteller
Winona LaDuke is an Anishinaabekwe (Ojibwe) member of the White Earth Nation. An economist from Harvard-Radcliffe, author of more than six books, the most recent To Be A Water Protector: The Rise of the Wiindigoo Slayers. A mother, grandmother, and orator she is the award-winning leader of the 33-year-old non-profit Honor the Earth.