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Olivia Amitay

Communications Intern


Silver Spring, MD



Olivia Amitay is NCEL’s Communications Intern. She is a recent graduate from Boston University where she earned a B.S. in Public Relations and a minor in Environmental Analysis & Policy. Olivia has delved into the climate communications landscape as an Associate Producer for The Sweaty Penguin, a comedic environmental podcast that focuses on making environmental news less overwhelming and politicized and more accessible. In order to understand how climate issues intersect with multiple sectors, Olivia served as the Communications Intern at Emerson collective, a social change philanthropy that strives to create a more equitable America using tools from advocacy to impact investing.

Hailing from Silver Spring, Maryland, Olivia’s proximity to D.C. helped foster her passion for effective environmental policy. In her free time, you can find Olivia exploring music for her radio show, browsing local thrift shops, or cultivating her house plant collection.