2013 Scholar

Caroline M. Hansley
North Carolina State University-Raleigh

Caroline M. Hansley
Caroline Hansley is a sustainable agriculture major and a social entrepreneur in the honors program at North Carolina State University. She has been organizing on two college campuses around renewable energy and serves as the chair of the Greenpeace Student Network. Caroline founded the group Fossil Free at NC State and created a $100,000 sustainability fund for the university. She has organized national and regional youth clean-energy conferences as well as helping coordinate the North Carolina Student Energy Network (NCSEN). She created NC State’s sustainable purchasing policy and in her free time enjoys fishing, rock climbing, and growing her own food.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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