Marie Donahue

CERTs welcomes Marie Donahue as Sustainability Storyteller

Welcome, Marie!

The Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) and our partner, the Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) at University of Minnesota Extension, are delighted to welcome Marie Donahue to our team as our new Sustainability Storyteller. 

Marie will develop stories that highlight the champions and projects inspiring sustainability and clean energy action across Minnesota, and support a variety of RSDP and CERTs communications efforts.

By pursuing a career in the environmental field, I have been honored to work alongside so many passionate people committed to taking action to build a more just and sustainable future. I can't wait to share stories of local
communities across the state helping to build this future!

Marie Donahue, Sustainability Storyteller

We asked Marie to share a bit about her experience:

Marie brings communications, project management and research experience from past roles at the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment (IonE) and the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. While at IonE, Marie completed the University’s equity certificate program and co-led a new working group to advance IonE’s vision for equity and diversity. Earlier in her career, Marie worked for the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan and Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy.

Marie holds a bachelor’s in environmental studies and economics from the University of Chicago and a master’s in natural resources and the environment from the University of Michigan.


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