Ellen Furgis is a recent graduate from Northwestern University, double majoring in Environmental Science and Human Development. Throughout her undergraduate career, Ellen has been involved in community engagement projects through local Chicago non-profits and the Community Leadership Corps at the Obama Foundation. Ellen will merge her passions of community engagement and environmental science, as she studies citizen participation in the implementation of renewable energy systems on the islands of Tilos and Sifnos, Greece. She looks forward to sharing stories of citizen empowerment and innovation.
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Human Development and Environmental Science, 2019