EE 30 Under 30 Nominations for Class of 2020


Date and Time:

Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 6:00am to Friday, May 8, 2020, 11:59pm


NAAEE has once again opened the global search for 30 game-changing leaders under 30 years of age who are using environmental education to build a sustainable future for all. If you are under 30 and championing environmental education in your work, or you know someone who is, we want to know! Nominate yourself or a fellow leader by May 8.

submit a nomination


Leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, and recognizing this diversity is more important than ever as we work to build a better future. Through EE 30 Under 30, we strive to build the next generation of leaders that are using environmental education to meet the sustainability needs of their own communities. This could mean bringing the SDGs into classrooms, addressing human-wildlife conflict, empowering youth to take action on water quality.

The EE 30 Under 30 Class of 2020 will join a growing alumni network of inspiring environmental education leaders and receive ongoing opportunities to network, grow professionally, and promote their work. And for the first time this year, all winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2020 NAAEE Annual International Conference in Tucson, Arizona, from October 14-17, 2020.

Since 2016, NAAEE's EE 30 Under 30 program has recognized 120 individuals from 29 countries who are making a difference through environmental education. This program is made possible by the Global Environmental Education Partnership, Wells Fargo, and the U.S. Forest Service.

How to apply/register:

Nominate yourself or someone you know here. Only nominations submitted through the online platform will be considered.

Preview a Word version of the online application here.

Contact Name:

Nina Hamilton

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