Mauro Diaz-Hernandez joined the Yale Center on Climate Change and Health after working for Williams College's Maritime Studies Program in admissions, enrollment, and logistics-planning, and Higher Edge, a college access and retention non-profit, assisting first-generation students to and through the college application process and to graduation. As a first-generation student himself, he understands the importance of community building and involvement, and creating support networks for students and activists. He is a volunteer EMT and an active participant in the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, finding ways to engage communities in discussions on climate change and health issues. An MPH candidate at the University of Connecticut, his interests include climate change and health, environmental health, rural health, environmental justice, ecological restoration, regenerative agriculture, food access and security, and finding solutions to food waste issues.
Education & Training
- BAAmherst College, Anthropology and Sociology (2014)