Amanda Simson

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Cooper Climate Coalition and Climate Week

I am the faculty advisor for the Cooper Climate Coalition and advise on the school's student-led Climate Week. I started the first Cooper Climate Week in 2019 with two students, Sophie Schneider and Alisa Petrosova. Now in its seond year, Climate week has hosted speakers like Mary Robinson (the former president of Ireland), Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Varshini Prakash (Founder of the Sunrise Movement), Bill McKibben (Founder of, Naomi Klein, and Ayana Elizabeth Johnson.