Laura Prewitt is a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Environmental Studies program. While much of her coursework at Penn centered on land stewardship and conservation ecology, her research focused on how environmental justice may transform the efficacy of ecology, biodiversity protection, and natural resource conservation. Subject matter she cares about deeply includes land stewardship, sustainability, green energy, environmental justice, climate justice, equitable city planning, and local economies based on regional food, energy, and health systems and local small business.