Jothsna Harris is now the public engagement manager at Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy, where she helps coordinate a statewide public education project called Climate Minnesota—Local Stories, Community Solutions.
As a 2013-14 Minnesota GreenCorps member, she served at a Twin Cities area school district (ISD 191), working with students, staff and faculty to promote energy conservation. "Minnesota GreenCorps provided me with a chance to utilize skills that are important to me, such as creativity and innovation. My year of experience as a Minnesota GreenCorps member was essential for transitioning into the environmental field and into my current position.”
The positive results that she achieved through her service helped her to build a strong reputation and working relationships with environmental professionals in the Twin Cities area.
“Minnesota GreenCorps provides a number of built-in opportunities designed for your success that will help you to have an advantage in a competitive field, including mentorship, civic engagement, professional development, access to experts around the state, and MGC staff who are cheering you on to find your niche. It’s a win-win-win.”