Since 2003, Brigitte Griswold has worked to create The Nature Conservancy’s first national urban youth initiative, The Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future (LEAF) Program. In addition to overseeing the LEAF Program, Brigitte has also served on the Diversity Council of the Land Trust Alliance and The North American Association for Environmental Education.
Brigitte is a 2009 Fellow of Green for All, a national organization dedicated to building an inclusive green economy, and a 2010 Fellow of the Center for Whole Communities, which promotes community access and relationships to nature. She led the Education Advisory Panel of The National Forum on Children & Nature and is a Regional Leader of the Children and Nature Network.
Brigitte has appeared on many national TV, print, and online programs, including US News & World Report, NBC Nightly News, CBS Morning Show, and on Fox News, including several times to talk about exposing kids to careers in the green economy.