Ciara Thrower joins the Youth Leaders Advisory Council as an Inland Empire native and first-generation college graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Environmental Studies. She is a self proclaimed climate optimist who works to understand how strategic partnerships and community engagement can be utilized to address the climate crisis. Currently, Ciara works as an Advocacy and Outreach Associate at Breathe Southern California, a non-profit that champions clean air and healthy lungs.
Ciara also serves as a UC Davis Environmental Justice Leader where she works with like-minded individuals from across the country to develop Environmental Justice projects and develop a network of Environmental Justice professionals.
When she isn’t working, you can find Ciara kickboxing, hiking, or watching three-hour true crime documentaries on Youtube.