Laura Diaz is an innovative educator from the San Francisco Bay Area and the proud daughter of two immigrants who has been personally impacted by environmental injustices in her community. Her upbringing gives her a grounding perspective of the transformative role that education holds.
A high school science teacher at the Bay School of San Francisco, Laura plays a proactive role in elevating the conversation around what teachers have to offer not only to students but in the movement of social progression. She brings real-world action-based projects to her classrooms. Student buy-in is promoted in her classroom by the on-going research she conducts in partnerships with local non-profits and professors.
Diaz is particularly interested cross-section between educators, students and the community using environmental justice and projects based on Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming.