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Aisha Huertas

Director of Diversity and Justice Initiatives

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(She/Her/Hers) Aisha is the Director of Diversity and Justice Initiatives for the Climate Reality Project. She was born in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, and moved to the mainland of the United States at the age of twelve. Always committed to giving back to humanity, she has extensive experience working with nonprofit organizations. Prior to her role at the Climate Reality Project, Aisha spent six years working for the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, where she created and nurtured its very first advocacy and justice department. In that role, she created a racial justice program and worked to organize Episcopalians in support of diversity, racial justice, and other inclusion and justice issues. Her leadership led to the Episcopal Church in Virginia’s involvement in the call to cancel the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, slated to run through the freedman community of Union Hill in Buckingham County, Virginia. Prior to her work with the Episcopal Church, she worked with respected organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia and Donate Life America. Aisha holds a master’s degree from Emerson College and bachelor’s degree from Louisiana College. In her free time, she enjoys concerts,travel, nature walks by the James River in Richmond, Virginia, and time with family and friends.
Aisha Huertas