Peace Corps: RPCVs Tackling Climate Change Across Sectors

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Date(s) - 12/09/2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Itโ€™s Not Just an Environmental Thing: RPCVs Tackling Climate Change Across Sectors

This panel discussion will bring together an exceptional group of RPCVs who are leading efforts across multiple sectors to address climate change. They will share their expertise on climate change within their sector, their thoughts on how their PCV experience contributed to how they approach their work, and ideas on how Volunteers and RPCVs can help address current and future challenges related to climate change.


The moderator for this event will be Maria Elena Vivas-House, the Peace Corpsโ€™ Director of Recruitment. Esteemed panelists include:


  • Patrick Gonzalez, Assistant Director for Climate and Biodiversity, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (RPCV/Senegal)
  • Jacqueline Patterson, Founder and Executive Director, The Chisholm Legacy Project: A Resource Hub for Black Frontline Climate Justice Leadership (RPCV/Jamaica)
  • Jonathan Drewry, Regional Advisor, Pan American Health Organization, Climate Change and Health (RPCV/Bolivia)


More information can be found on the registration page via this link: