LaToya Jones

Latoya Jones is a native of Jamaica West Indies but has called New York home for many years. She holds Masters of Science degree in Environmental Science and Policy from Clark University. Her undergraduate major was Geography from Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Ms. Jones has a deep passion for environmental sustainability, international development, and social impact. She is a first year Ph.D. student at Rutgers-Newark in the Global Urban Studies program. For the past three years, she has been working with a non-profit focused on energy education in the US and Uganda. Her organization is currently working on a pilot project implementing their Energy Education Curriculum using experiential learning approach in one Jersey City high school. Latoya is the Vice President of Friends of Ninos de Guatemala(FNDG). FNDG is a New York-based nonprofit which fundraises for Ninos de Guatemala (NDG). NDG is a Dutch-Guatemalan nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty in Guatemala by providing quality primary school education to those who need it most. A geographer at heart, Ms. Jones is always ready to explore new places with one question in mind; why?