Tanya will be leading our efforts on the Catalyst Initiative to reach, support and mobilize leaders across faith-based, frontline and environmental justice organizations to advance Tree Equity locally. In her work, she will spearhead new partnerships through the Catalyst Fund and Tree Equity programs. Tanya will also help to amplify awareness of our impact through the Catalyst Fund through storytelling and strategic, high visibility engagements. Tanya has a deep commitment to environmental justice and experience working with diverse communities in public engagement and program management across both non-profit organizations and municipal governments. Before joining American Forests, Tanya managed cities and youth engagement at the Children & Nature Network, where she played a key role in building and launching an initiative to rapidly scale the reach of C&NN programs and technical assistance nationwide.