Industry: Environmental Health Sciences / Community Organizing
Nancy Metayer is an environmentalist and water advocate, a humanitarian and community organizer. She is currently the Climate Justice Program manager for The New Florida Majority. As an avid believer in social justice, Nancy supports causes around equity and environmental issues plaguing marginalized communities. Nancy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Sciences from Florida A&M University and a Master of Health Science degree in Environmental Health Sciences from Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. Having spent the past 10 years working for government agencies and nonprofit organizations, both domestically and internationally, Nancy promoted programs that improve environmental conditions, water, sanitation, public health and education. Nancy worked on the 2015 Continuing Promise Mission, a collaboration between NGOs based in Haiti, the Haitian government, and the United States Navy USNS Comfort that provided public health services to Haitians. She also advocated for vulnerable communities impacted by the Flint Water Crisis. Lastly, Nancy has always pushed for progress and, through activism, she is determined to encourage others to feel the same way.