2012 Scholar

Rebecca M. Wood
University of Oklahoma-Norman

Rebecca M. Wood
Becky is an environmental sustainability junior from Albuquerque, New Mexico. A current NASA Earth Ambassador, Becky delivers public presentations on climate change to improve science literacy among the public and policymakers alike. She serves as director of the University of Oklahoma's Department of Sustainability and as president of the student environmental group Our Earth, expanding campus recycling and volunteering on the experimental green roof. An avid baker, bookworm, and geocacher, Becky hopes to receive her MS/JD in environmental policy. After interning with environmental nonprofits in her native New Mexico, Becky will spend this summer as a fellow for the Advanced Energy Economy in San Francisco.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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