Alicia White

An award-winning social innovator, climate innovator, environmental activist & Founder

Alicia White is an award-winning Social Innovator and Advocate known for her work as a Climate Innovator, Environmental Activist, and Founder of Project Petals, a groundbreaking climate and environmental nonprofit organization based in New York City.  Project Petals mobilizes communities to take on environmental stewardship, creation of green spaces and policy changes in BIPOC and under-resourced communities.

Alicia created an inter-generational climate model involving youth and adults in climate leadership. Most recently, Alicia Founded Blue SKYie, a company focused on social and environmental innovation.

Alicia has advocated for policy changes in New York on the committee and coalition on The Environmental Bond Act in New York, the largest environmental act passed in New York State at $4.2 billion dollars.

Alicia is a distinguished speaker on climate and the environment. Alicia has led discussions at Princeton University Keller Center of Innovation, Columbia Business School, The Global Women's Forum, and the Public Relations Society of America on topics of climate change, environmental equity, climate tech, women in innovation, social entrepreneurship, women in leadership and the importance of including BIPOC communities in the climate movement.

Alicia has also been recognized as Hillary Clinton's Founded organization Vital Voice's and Estee Lauder as a Top 100 Global Women Leader, Huffington Post 99 Limit Breaking Female Founder, ABC NY News Hidden Hero, NY1 News "New Yorker of the Week," and featured on People Magazine's Resiliency Rising highlighting Changemakers, and in a 2023 Super Bowl Commercial alongside fellow changemakers.

She has been featured on NBC, ABC, Women's Health Magazine, The Kelly Clarkson Show, and the Drew Barrymore Show. She has received numerous accolades, including the NBA New York Knicks' City Award, MLB Yankees Hero Award, New York City Mayoral Service Honor Award, State Farm's Community Award, Points of Light, and Discovery Channel's "Inspire a Difference" Award.

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