2018 30 Under 30 awardees

Nominations now open for EE 30 Under 30 Class of 2019!

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. Launched on Earth Day (April 22), nominations will remain open until June 3rd at 11:59pm ET. NAAEE is looking for young people who demonstrate creativity, grit, and passion to address the key challenges facing communities around the world.

We also hosted a webinar about the program and application process, which you can access through the "Applicant Webinar Recording" button below. 



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The EE 30 Under 30 Class of 2019 will join a growing alumni community of inspiring environmental education leaders and receive ongoing opportunities to network, grow professionally, and promote their work. Finalists will be featured on NAAEE's website and social media, and all finalists will be eligible to apply for an all-expenses-paid trip to present at the 2019 NAAEE Annual International Conference, held in Lexington, Kentucky, from October 16-19, 2019. The program is made possible by the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP), the U.S. Forest Service, and Wells Fargo.

If you have any questions, contact Nina Hamilton (