Isabella D. Killius
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Isabella is a Haslam Scholar at the University of Tennessee majoring in sociology and minoring in philosophy. Armed with a passion for environmental justice, Isabella advocates for energy democracy in the Tennessee Valley, fighting for the public to be the primary decision-maker on the usage and future of energy. Isabella serves as coordinator for the Knoxville hub of the Sunrise Movement, a national movement to combat climate change and create millions of green jobs. Additionally, Isabella interns with Statewide Organizing for Community Empowerment, a grassroots organization in Tennessee focusing on coal ash management and legislation. In her free time, Isabella enjoys hiking in the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee.