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Cultivating leaders to turn big environmental ideas into reality

Have you ever wondered how you can turn an idea into a great project, how you can play a critical role in tackling today’s environmental challenges, or how you can inspire and motivate a team? 

The Environmental Leadership Incubator (ELI) is a nine-month program that trains undergraduate students to become environmental leaders. The ELI program is organized around student-initiated projects that seek to implement positive environmental change. It combines coursework and leadership skills training in the fall quarter, with project implementation and mentorship by real world professionals in the winter and spring quarters.

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ELI Students in the News

ELI alum are in the news for their ELI project turned art installation.

The Current recently published an article about ELI Alum, Lukas Kraak and Noah Weiss', art exhibit Anthroterra.  Anthroterra aims to ignite change through art.  The new library installation at the UCSB library attempt to "spark serious thinking about human impacts on the environment."

Read more at The Current.

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