Gitte Venicx

NERN (2012)

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Earthwatch Institute

Swampscott, Massachusetts

Personal pronouns: She, her, hers

Gitte works with corporations and other partners to build programs that empower individuals and organizations to take action to help solve environmental problems through citizen science research programs. She builds sustainability leaderships programs for corporate employees, STEM programs for high school students and K-12 teachers, and scientific research programs that tackle big picture environmental issues from climate change to marine plastics, biodiversity, sustainable agriculture, and sustainable cities. She has worked at Earthwatch since 2008. Over the years, she has gained an in-depth understanding and passion for Earthwatch’s programs and impact. Prior to Earthwatch, she worked on climate change policy at the regional and national scale at the Union of Concerned Scientists.