Lucia Whalen

Lucia Whalen

Lucia Whalen is a Climate Reality Leader and recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she received a bachelor’s degree in creative nonfiction writing and pursued a sustainability track. In 2015, Lucia was trained by Former Vice President Al Gore and the Climate Reality Leadership Corps to give Climate Reality Presentations, and she has returned for subsequent conferences as a mentor for new trainees. Lucia presents in classrooms and to organizations throughout Chicago, and is active in climate and social justice work within the city. Lucia is the co-founder of The Sky Sisters, where she writes about topics related to women's empowerment, environmental issues, and sustainable living.