Lauren TwoBraids Howland
Lauren TwoBraids Howland works to build a strong and vibrant youth network, and motivates others to stand with communities facing fossil fuel extraction.
She is a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and has tribal affiliations with the Jicarilla Apache Nation, Navajo Nation, and Laguna Pueblo.
Howland was at Standing Rock in North and South Dakota from August through December in 2016, and co-founded the International Indigenous Youth Council, which received the 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award.
At Seeding Sovereignty, she is the Director of CURRENT, the frontline program for youth leading the renewable energy transition and seeding dynamic, community-led renewable energy projects.