University of Washington
Jonathan is an environmental science major and oceanic & Pacific Islander studies minor and is passionate about dismantling the extractive system of western science. They are driven to uplift traditional ecological knowledge in a way where Indigenous communities will have no use for parachuting environmental scientists. Jonathan leads the University of Washington-Seattle’s Queer People of Color Alliance and actively participates in community work, like Equity Institute and King County International Airport Community Coalition. To make environmental science and justice accessible and equitable, they have created antiracist science curriculums, podcasts, and board games.