Elise is a senior at the University of Kansas majoring in Environmental Studies. She is really passionate about the environment, working with school and local garden projects for eight plus years, as well as at Monarch Watch, which promotes the preservation of pollinators throughout the United States. In her free time, she loves cooking, making art, admiring her house plants, and running a small earring business. Elise was a Project Green Challenge 2020 Finalist and now looks for ways to do everything more sustainably. She doesn’t want to stop learning or making change in her community and seeks to craft a career around environmental justice and working toward a safe, sustainable future.