Mar 9, 2019
This is a podcast for busy people who want to save the planet by completing one simple eco-challenge at a time.
The vision for this show is to engage, educate and empower people to reduce their carbon footprint and solve our climate crisis by completing various small eco-challenges.
Mayela Manasjan believes in the importance of leading with 3 G’s: Gratitude, Gentleness, and Generosity. She has worked diligently throughout her 18-year career as an environmental scientist and advocates in local government to protect the environment for the benefit of all current and future generations.
Mayela is the Chief Environmental Optimist (CEO) of The Manasjan Consultancy and an Adjunct Professor teaching environmental science at UC San Diego Extension. She is proud to be recognized as a 2018 Women in Water by Cuyamaca College’s Center for Water Studies and the proud recipient of the 2017 Climate Leader Award from the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative.
She also currently serves as a San Diego Regional team leader for the Association for Women in Water Energy and Environment (AWWEE), Co-Chair of the Climate Reality Project North San Diego County chapter, Vice Chair of the City of Del Mar’s Sustainability Advisory Board and a Board Director of the San Diego Energy District, all organizations dedicated to engaging, educating and empowering our communities on critical environmental issues.
Mayela prides herself in being a lifelong learner and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Systems with an emphasis in Ecology, Behavior and Evolution from the University of California San Diego and a Master of Science in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego.