Ellie Cohen is the CEO of the Climate Center in Santa Rosa, CA. She is a leader in catalyzing cross-boundary, collaborative, and just solutions to climate change and environmental degradation. The Climate Center has launched a rapid decarbonization campaign in California to align with the science for bold and swift climate solutions. Climate-Safe California is a powerful solution that climate experts have called bold, unique, urgently needed, and a comprehensive campaign that will catalyze similar efforts in other states, the nation, and the world. She has secured $100 million of conservation investments in over 2 million acres of agricultural lands for water, carbon sequestration, biodiversity, and local communities. Cohen was also past president and CEO of Blue Point Conservation Science. She received her undergraduate degree with honors in botany from Duke University and a masters in public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. This event is Live on Zoom, and a link will be sent upon registration.