Lisbeth Shepherd

Lisbeth Shepherd

CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


Lisbeth Shepherd is a believer in the power of young people to change their lives and the world. She co-founded Green City Force (GCF) in 2009 with Erika Symmonds and Lucian Cohen to address the dual imperatives of youth unemployment and climate change. Lisbeth previously coordinated the Clean Energy Corps working group at Green for All, and co-founded Unis-Cité, the leading national youth service program in France which engages over 7000 annual corps members in 72 cities and inspired national legislation affecting 250K young adults. She is an Echoing Green alum, Draper Richards Kaplan Fellow, Audubon “Woman Greening the City,” White House Youth Jobs+ Champion of Change, Yale graduate and mother of two. 

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers



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