Ana Alanis

Ana Alanis

Founder, Hungry for Climate Action

Ana Alanis founded Hungry for Climte Action, an organization dedicated to exploring the intersection of mental health, sustainability, and food. Following the loss of her home in Coffee Creek, California, to a wildfire in 2021, Alanis committed herself to raising awareness about the mental toll of the climate crisis and providing resources to support those striving for a more just and sustainable future.

Alanis has hosted workshops on climate resilience for SF Climate Week and various climate-focused organizations. Her work has been featured on PBS NewsHour and other major media outlets. She has also trained with climate psychologist Dr. Renée Lertzman through Project Inside Out.

Currently, Alanis is pursuing a master's degree in Social Welfare at UCLA, with a focus on climate emotions, community well-being, and sustainable food systems. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and resides in Los Angeles.

Ana Alanis headshot © Marianna Nobre Photography


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