Region: Central Coast – Climate
Project(s): County of San Luis Obispo Energy Watch Partnership – Energy Efficiency and Climate Initiatives
Nicolette Jolicoeur graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies, emphasizing in Economics, a minor in Spanish and a certificate in Global Studies. While at the University of Kentucky she served as the Director of Finance for the Lexington Environmental Youth Outreach organization, which seeks to bridge the environmental education/experience divide that currently exists with at-risk youth in Kentucky schools. She is a San Luis Obispo County native with particular interest in environmental and social justice, as well as the impacts of eco-tourism on disadvantaged communities. With this fellowship, Nicolette hopes to gain valuable work experience but more importantly serve her home community.