Green Festival Speakers
Evelina Molina, Co-Founder of North Bay Institute of Green Technology and Director of the Eco-Workforce, has over a decade of experience as a leader, visionary and community organizer specializing in innovative workforce advocacy and program development for migrant economic/climate refugee communities. She is the 2009 recipient of the "Trailblazer Award" from the Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy, and is the a 2007 Fellow of that institute. She is a 2002 recipient of the prestigious San Francisco Foundations' Koshland Civic Unity Award which recognizes "Bay Area grassroots risk-takers - those social innovators of bold spirit who accept the most stubborn neighborhood problems as a personal challenge and who work collaboratively to overcome them." Evelina serves on the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights, and sits on the board of directors for the North Bay Institute of Green Technology, the Santa Rosa Community Media Center and the Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County.