Carleen Cullen

Founder and Executive Director, Cool the Earth

Carleen Cullen isn't afraid of being silly in order to teach kids about climate issues. As Co-founder and Executive Director of Cool the Earth, Cullen works to engage students in the issues of climate change through a school-to-home program. The program motivates kids and their families to take actions to reduce their carbon footprint. Cool the Earth has reached over 250,000 families nationwide. Cullen draws from a wealth of experience, having helped start an information technology company, take the company public and later sell the company to an international national conglomerate. Prior to founding Cool the Earth, Cullen founded Ovid Technologies, and grew it into a successful global business.

Cullen serves on the Leadership Council for Chabot Space and Science Center, has a B.A. in English Literature from Loyola Marymount University.



Inheriting Climate Change

June 11, 2017
Do the baby boomers owe millennials a clean planet? Or is it every generation for itself? Consumption-crazed baby boomers are leaving their...

Generation Green

January 29, 2013
Social entrepreneurs and youth advocates are reaching out to schools across the country to engage the next generation in the climate dialogue....