Judy Fainstein

Victoria, British Columbia

Inspiring youth in British Columbia to care for the environment is Judy’s mission. A decade ago, she started Youth for Environmental Stewardship — YesBC. Thousands of young people have become environmental leaders because of her innovative approach, and the organization continues to grow as a meaningful, effective environmental education group. Judy is known as a passionate collaborator who can translate the multi-dimensional problems surrounding climate change issues into concrete, tangible and most importantly, surmountable issues. She has inspired a generation of youth who are active environmental stewards thanks to Judy’s leadership, positive energy and unwavering hope for a more sustainable future.


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