Kathy M. Washienko

Climate Strategist, Activist

Kathy Washienko

Kathy joined UCS decades ago while getting her MPH at the University of Michigan. Her interests in public health and the environment share a focus on long-term, preventive thinking guided by a commitment to social justice. She has been focused for the last 15 years on fighting climate change, including as a long-time board member of Climate Solutions in the Pacific Northwest, a member of E8, a cleantech angel investment group, and an adviser to RealityTeam.org, an organization fighting social media disinformation, including on climate. She is currently enrolled in a Master of Environmental Law and Policy program at Vermont Law School.