Isaac Aguilar (he/they) joined the Turning Green community as a 2017 Project Green Challenge finalist where they nurtured a passion for sustainability and conservation. Isaac studied Biology and Natural Resource Management at UC Berkeley where they completed a senior thesis project monitoring biodiversity in Jalisco, México. After graduating in 2022, Isaac moved back home to San Diego to work on an invasive species management project on the California Channel Islands. Recently, Isaac joined the UCLA Ordway lab as a project coordinator for a terrestrial ecology scoping campaign in the tropics. Isaac has a demonstrated commitment to collaborative and engaging research, education, and science communication that they aspire to apply towards higher education and contribute towards conserving global biodiversity and ecosystem services.