Taiji Nelson is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he received his degree in Environmental Studies. In his work, he seeks to act as an intermediary between the scientific community and the general public, balancing the scientific and social aspects of environmentalism and sustainability. Taiji’s prior work experience has predominantly involved working with youth in educational and environmental service settings. Through his fellowship with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Taiji hopes to gain experience implementing environmental education and youth engagement in activism. He is passionate about volunteer work, social and environmental justice, travel and dance parties.