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Advisory Board

Nandita Bajaj

Nandita Bajaj

Advisor - pronatalism

Nandita is Executive Director of Population Balance, a non-profit that educates about—and offers solutions to address—impacts of human overpopulation and over-consumption on the planet, people, and animals...

Karen Hardee

Karen Hardee

Advisor - demography

Dr. Karen Hardee is president and CEO of Hardee Associates. She has a PhD in social demography from Cornell University, and >30 years of international technical and leadership experience working with...

Amanda Janoo

Amanda Janoo

Advisor - economies

Amanda Janoo is the Wellbeing Economy Alliance’s (WEAll’s) knowledge and policy lead. She is an economic policy expert with rich experience with governments and global development institutions...

Alisha Graves

Alisha Graves

Advisor - women

Alisha Graves is Executive Director of OASIS at University of California, Berkeley. Alisha lectures internationally on population and food security in the Sahel. She was a research fellow for Project Drawdown...

Susan Allen

Susan Allen

Advisor - repro health

Susan Allen, MD, MPH, is a Professor in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, and founder of the Rwanda-Zambia Health Research Group. Since 1986 Dr Allen and colleagues...

Joseph Merz

Joseph Merz

Advisor - behavior

Joseph brings a background of various industries, including marketing, to the Merz Institute and its Overshoot Behavior Lab, which is addressing ecological overshoot at a behavioral level...

Laura Aghwana

Laura Aghwana

Advisor - law

Laura is a goal-driven lawyer and barrister in Nigeria with the zeal to build a better world with her practice of law and policy research. She is passionate about practical legal solutions in law, litigation, public policy...

Cécile Ndjebet

Cécile Ndjebet

Advisor - gender

Dr Cécile Ndjebet is an agronomist, forester, gender specialist and women’s leadership trainer and adviser. She holds a MSc in social forestry from Wageningen Agricultural University and a PhD on women’s access...

Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker

Advisor - co-founder

Dr Chris Tucker is a co-founder of Stable Planet Alliance, author of A Planet of Three Billion, and Chair of the American Geographical Society. Chris advocates for increased investment in women and girls not only as...

Eileen Crist

Eileen Crist

Advisor - civilization

Eileen is Associate Professor Emerita of Science, Technology, and Society at Virginia Tech. She holds a BA and PhD in Sociology. Her work focuses on the ecological crisis and its root causes and pathways toward...

Abidemi Raji

Abidemi Raji

Advisor - gender

Dr Abi Raji is a young community ecologist and educator passionate about biodiversity conservation, people and their relationship with the environment. She works on ecosystem services, land-use impacts...

Elizabeth Essien

Elizabeth Essien

Advisor - systems

Dr Lizzy Andrew-Essien is a professor of systems ecology at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. She works on ecosystem resilience and how social/ industrial processes facilitate economic, urban and infrastructure growth...

Amy Lewis

Amy Lewis

Advisor - rewilding

Amy is WILD Foundation's Acting Co-President, and has spent the last 15 years researching building blocks of collective action. She has brought this knowledge into her award-winning nonprofit leader and as a scholar of....

Linda W. Chang

Linda W. Chang

Advisor - behavior

Psychologist Linda Chang works on behavior change as it affects sustainability, consumption, climate change and inequality. She has a Harvard psychology PhD, Yale BA, and Behavior Change for Good Initiative at the Wharton School of...

Ann Bustamante

Ann Bustamante

Advisor - messaging

Ann sees that we are only the stewards of our collective actions, we need all of us to achieve environmental integrity. She brings experience in environment consulting, community resilience and policy preparation…

Oying Rimon

Oying Rimon

Advisor - everything

Jose "Oying" G. Rimon II is Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and concurrent Principal Investigator...

Elise Buckle

Elise Buckle

Advisor - climate

Elise Buckle is President and CEO of Climate & Sustainability, based near Geneva, Switzerland. Co-founder of SHE Changes Climate, facilitator of the Planetary Emergency Partnership and other initiatives, Elise is...

Carter Dillard

Carter Dillard

Advisor - justice

Carter's ethics, legal and policy career started with the US Dept of Justice, and his thesis and 2021 book "Justice as a Fair Start in Life" reframed the right to have children in inter-generational and child-centric...

Chidera Benoit

Chidera Benoit

Advisor - population

Chidera Benoit is the Founder and Executive Director of Population Explosion Awareness Initiative (PEA Initiative), an indigenous Nigerian non-profit dedicated to raising awareness about the exponential rate...

Rachel Donald

Rachel Donald

Advisor - media

Rachel Donald is a climate corruption journalist, exposing the greenwashing policies facilitating climate change in industry and politics. She hosts Planet: Critical, the podcast for a world in crisis, interviewing experts on...

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