Nakisa Glover, the Think 100% Organizer for Hip Hop Caucus, is a climate justice practitioner, thought leader, tech advocate, and community engagement expert. Nakisa actively develops strategies across ACTIVISM, FILMS, MUSIC, AND PODCASTS to engage and activate millennials, Gen Z, artists, entertainers, community leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians, and other climate experts to help make Think 100% The Coolest place in the climate movement.
Nakisa has built a local to national track record as a community organizer, with years of experience in corporate, community and service-based roles. These roles include Girls Who Code as a Regional Partnership Coordinator, and as founder of Sol Nation where she advocates for real SOLutions on behalf of the communities she serves.
Because of her expertise in climate justice, Nakisa has been called upon to share knowledge about the intersections of race, climate, gender, technology, and justice with media outlets, including Media Matters, Yes Magazine, HuffPost, Creative Loafing, Gizmodo, WBTV, Atmos, Lillian’s List, and Earth Gen. Additionally, Nakisa has been asked to be a featured speaker by the Black Women’s Health Imperative, DC Environmental Film Festival, Smithsonian Anacostia, US Climate Action Network, National Environmental Justice Conference, National Adaptation Forum, and the National Conference on Equitable Development.
She has been recognized as a 2019 Grist 50 Fixer, with the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr Growing The Dream Award, and the 2016 Clean Air Carolina Airkeeper Award joining North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, Dr. James Kenny and other business leaders.
Nakisa is from Charlotte, North Carolina, and holds a biology degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.