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Unity Environmental University Announces Kristy Drutman as Commencement Speaker for Class of 2024

Unity Environmental University is proud to announce Kristy Drutman, renowned environmental educator and media producer, as the commencement speaker for the Class of 2024.

Drutman, popularly known as “Browngirl Green,” is celebrated for her passionate advocacy in environmentalism, diversity, and media. As a leading voice in the environmental movement, her expertise lies in educating and engaging young audiences about environmental issues and solutions, making her an ideal fit for addressing Unity’s environmentally conscious graduates.

Kristy is also the Co-Founder of the Green Jobs Board, a climate tech start-up, which she says is bridging the equity and inclusion gap within the green economy through conversations, resources, and pathways to bring more diverse talent into the environmental field.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kristy Drutman as our commencement speaker. Her influence in the field of environmentalism, combined with her dedication to fostering inclusivity within the green economy, makes her an exemplary role model for our graduates. We are confident that her address at Merrill Auditorium will inspire our students to pursue impactful careers dedicated to environmental sustainability,” said President Dr. Melik Peter Khoury.

The choice of Merrill Auditorium, known for its rich history and impressive architecture, reflects the University’s appreciation for cultural heritage and its commitment to providing an inspiring and memorable experience for our graduates.

Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2024.