Intern - 2021
Name: Megan Schmiesing
Education/Professional Background: B.A. in Environmental Analysis from Pitzer College
Hometown: Mountain View, CA
What brought you to Crag?: I am passionate about protecting the environment and supporting healthy communities and I was drawn to Crag’s multifaceted legal approach to these issues. I hope to pursue a career in environmental law and wanted to gain more experience working with a public-interest law center before applying to law school.
What are your environmental/legal interests?: Sustainable housing and transportation, environmental justice, and forest and watershed conservation and management.
What will your work focus on while at Crag?: I will be working with Crag’s development and communications team on their Earth Day campaign for 2021 as well as Crag’s 20th Anniversary campaign.
Favorite book: A favorite book I read this year was The Overstory by Richard Powers.
Favorite quote: “Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” – Arundhati Roy