K-12 Environmental Educator, NJ
Vera Figueiredo joined Solar One in 2019 as an Environmental STEM Educator to expand STEM programming into Newark, NJ. Her experience in both formal and informal education shaped her philosophy of providing communities with knowledge and skills that can empower them to improve their environmental and social condition. Vera holds a Masters in Environmental Sciences from the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability at Miami University, OH. She has worked with organizations and schools in MD, DC, VA, PA, and NJ. Her passion for the natural world motivates her to seek and share the overlooked beauties of NJ.