Interview: Iyana Burton, 2022 Outstanding Student Award in UofL’s Sustainability Masters Program
On this week’s show, we spend some quality time with Iyana Burton, recent winner of the 2022 Outstanding Student Award in UofL’s Sustainability Masters Program! Iyana graduated from the University of Louisville in December 2021 with a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Sustainability, after majoring in Communication as an undergrad at UofL. She is just launching her career in sustainability and, in addition to some great advice for people starting out in the field, she shares her story of working as a Development Coordinator for Wilderness Louisville (www.wildernesslouisville.org/) and her previous experience interning with the Partnership for a Green City (www.partnershipforagreencity.org/) and Kentucky Waterways Alliance (www.kwalliance.org/). We also talk about finding the good in social media, sustainable fashion, scientific communication, and equity in access to green space! Don’t miss this exciting conversation with on of Louisville’s rising stars of sustainability!
Learn more about Iyana at louisville.edu/sustainability/ne…f-the-year-award/
Iyana recommends these second-hand clothing websites:
As always, our feature is followed by your community action calendar for the week, so get your calendars out and get ready to take action for sustainability NOW!
Sustainability Now! is hosted by Dr. Justin Mog and airs on Forward Radio, 106.5fm, WFMP-LP Louisville, every Monday at 6pm and repeats Tuesdays at 12am and 10am. Find us at forwardradio.org
Source: Interview: Iyana Burton, 2022 Outstanding Student Award in UofL’s Sustainability Masters Program (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, June 6, 2022)