Youth Advisory Board Member

High school in Oregon

Luna (she/her) is an incoming freshman at Duke University, where she plans to study environmental science and policy as well as global cultural studies. She is passionate about including female voices in climate action. Luna is the founder and executive director of the Effective Climate Action Project, a youth organization advocating for systemic climate solutions. Her interactive workshops are engaging hundreds worldwide and have taken her to the United Nations Climate Change Conference of Youth (COY16).

Luna joined Plan International USA’s Youth Advisory Board in 2021 after she attended Plan’s 2020 Youth Leadership Academy. She is trilingual, speaking English, Spanish and Japanese, and is currently learning Arabic. Luna has received the U.N. Gender Just Climate Solutions Award, the President’s Environmental Youth Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Action For Nature’s International Young Eco-Hero Award and the Ashoka Changemakers Award.

In her free time, Luna loves to run and cook Japanese food.