Andrea Montecinos-Padilla

Community Engagement and Communications Fellow

Bio:

Andrea Montecinos-Padilla is the Community Engagement and Communications Fellow at Climate Resolve. Born and raised in Pomona, Andrea strives to promote environmental justice, empower local communities, and make environmental education accessible to everyone. 

Before Climate Resolve, Andrea graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in anthropology. She is passionate about animal conservation and held research internships at the St. Louis Zoo and the Reproductive Ecology and Behavioral Endocrinology Lab. Andrea was also involved in the St. Louis Latine community, having served as the philanthropy chair for the Association of Latin American Students and mentoring youth at Niños Cambios Puertas. 

Outside of work, Andrea enjoys running, hiking, trying new foods, and spending quality time with her three cats, Brownie, Pepinita, and Luci!