Some of my closest friends today, are from my 2017 World Fellows cohort. I also had some wonderful professors who I continue to be in contact with, who I know truly care about my work and are there to engage if needed. Yale's campus provided the perfect setting to slow down and reset.
Lorna Solis is Founder & CEO of Elevate, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing continued education at world-leading universities to young women who have either been forced from their homes by conflict or climate change or are working in industries affected by climate change and looking to further education so that they can use every tool possible to stay in their country of origin. Lorna created Project SHEro as an extension of her nonprofit’s work offering scholarships to refugees – including climate refugees. Project SHEro is a global climate activism documentary series that raises awareness not only about challenges but also solutions. It explores issues such as climate adaptation, climate justice,…