Green Festival Speakers
Anya Schoolman has been working on environment and sustainable development for more than 25 years. She spent 10 years in the Federal Government and 15 years working as a strategic adviser for NGOs and Foundations. She founded the Mt Pleasant Solar Coop seven years ago with her son Walter which led to a city-wide effort to develop solar in Washington, DC. She has assisted more than 250 homeowners in the area to go solar and has helped foster the creation of 11 sister coops that joined together to form a city wide organization called DC Solar United Neighborhoods (DC SUN). She is the founder of the Community Power Network and manages Maryland Sun (MD-SUN), West Virginia Sun (WV-SUN) and Virginia Sun (VA-SUN).