Courtney Kimmel

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Courtney Kimmel

Courtney Kimmel, PhD, serves as director of strategic partnerships for Captain Planet Foundation.

She has led design and development of Project Hero, a web-based program and platform to activate kids’ empathy for the world around them into action.

Kimmel came to Captain Planet following an academic position at Virginia Tech’s Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, where she developed graduate and professional programs focused on leadership for sustainable development.

She earned her PhD in Forestry and Environmental Conservation from Virginia Tech.