Renee Shapiro joins KCD as the 2019-20 Education IP serving with Washington Service Corps. Renee is already busy recruiting teams for the Washington Northwest Regional Envirothon, translating education materials/presentations into Spanish for the upcoming workshop and learning about KCD programs and services.
Renee was raised in Idaho, then moved to Colorado and graduated with a B.A. in International Affairs, Geography and Spanish from the University of Colorado Boulder. After working for nonprofits like The Climate Reality Project, Protect Our Winters and Paradox Sports, Renee decided to pursue a path in environmental advocacy and conservation. She is passionate about environmental equity and education and is excited to engage with King county community members and students. Outside of KCD, Renee can be found exploring Pacific Northwest peaks by either ski, bike, rope or foot.