Aashna Thakkar is a rising junior at South Plainfield High School in South Plainfield, New Jersey. She became interested in environmental activism when she did an experiment in biology, in which she used elephant poop to grow leaves and eventually larger plants. From it, she quickly realized how important it is to care for the land and water that surrounds us as well as the creatures that allow us to live, and just overall how much we take Earth for granted. As an individual who is also involved in UNICEF’s efforts, she hopes to make the world a cleaner place for future generations, and believes the only way to truly start is by educating the current generation.
Bashir Rashid is a rising senior from New York City interested in helping the environment by using his software development skills. He came across The Green Cause while he was researching volunteering opportunities where he could apply his skills. Bashir aims to help create a cleaner world by helping children access vital knowledge about the environment.
Social Media Head
Kathryn Dillman is a 17 year old artist and who spends her time petting animals, daydreaming, and sipping warm cups of coffee. Her ultimate desire is to pursue environmental sciences and use her art as an outlet to raise awareness for pressing environmental issues. Currently, she is the New Jersey Student Sustainability Artistic Activism Coordinator, looking to ameliorate the state of the planet in creative ways. She also works at BBPB NJ, Covalence, and Youth.ify.
Shreya Nara is a junior at the Academy for Information Technology at the Union County Vocational-Technical schools. She became interested in the environmental field after getting inspired by a book called The Rule of Five, written by Harvard Law professor Richard Lazarus. After learning about the Green Cause through an email, she was more than eager to join and share her passion for the environment with her community.
Eha Agrawal is a chapter coordinator for the Green cause. She is a senior in WWP High school South and is located in Princeton, NJ. She is interested in agricultural sciences and how the changing climate affects it. She strongly believes in the organization’s core values of environmental justice, advocacy, and equity for the youth and generations to come.
Nitesh Reddy Medapati
Nitesh Reddy Medapati is a senior at John P. Stevens High School, Edison, NJ. He joined The Green Cause to contribute to a healthier and cleaner planet for future generations.
Lesson Review Coordinator
Gabrielle Warren is a lesson review coordinator for the Green Cause. She is from the South Florida region and is a junior at Park Vista High School. She joined the Green Cause because she wanted to help educate and raise awareness about the environment in order to help make the planet healthier for future generations.
Farzeen Mahmood is an upcoming junior at Westwood High School in Austin, Texas. In her free time, she likes to dance and read. She became passionate about the environment after realizing how many people take the Earth and its plentiful resources for granted. She found out about The Green Cause when searching for volunteering opportunities to grow her skills, and she strives to educate others about the beauties of the environment and why it is so important to take care of it.
Lesson Review Coordinator
Amira Mustafa is a senior at Clifton High School and loves the Earth more than anything. She and her friends initiated an environmental club at their high school, Kindness in Plants, where they restore local parks and recreational areas. Her desire to protect the Earth originated from her father, Samih Mustafa. He had a great knowledge of gardening and even after his passing, his grape vines that he had planted are lush and green every year. Amira believes that it is our responsibility to take care and protect the planet that we call home.