Erin Phillips is originally from Greenville, South Carolina. She graduated from Emory University in 2022 with her Bachelor of Science in environmental science and a minor in global health, culture, and society. As the vice chair of Climate Reality Campus Corps: Emory University Chapter, she was part of a group that met with the university’s president and convinced him to commit to both the Race to Zero and Climate Action Network. She is currently attending George Washington University, where she is pursuing her Master of Public Health in global environmental health. At George Washington, she assists with the Climate and Health Institute, which aims to engage students, faculty, and the greater DC populace on issues related to the intersection of climate and public health. Erin is passionate about climate change advocacy, and is particularly interested in the intersections between climate change, food and water availability, and public health. Moving forward with her career, she hopes to help build resilient food and water systems in vulnerable communities and to continue advocating for climate mitigation and adaptation in order to improve overall health.