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Max Sano

Student/ Graduate Assistant in Experiential Learning

Max is an award-winning writer, climate advocate, and environmentalist from New York City.

Call for Kindness Fellow '23, Aspen Institute Future Climate Leader ‘23, World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Udall Scholar ‘21, Posse National Leadership Development Scholar ‘18-‘22, Mary Kemp Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Grant Awardee, UN World Food Day ‘20 Storytelling Award Recipient

M.A. in Food Studies (Policy & Advocacy Track) at New York University. Expected graduation in December 2023. Actively looking for full-time roles.

Founder & Lead Editor of The Greenzine (, a registered 501(3)(c) nonprofit actively accepting donations and patrons at

Alumni of Franklin & Marshall College, B.A. in Government and Environmental Studies with a Minor in Arabic Language and Middle Eastern Culture

Passionate in coordinating grassroots collective action, community-based climate action, independent media, holistic institutional capacity building, sustainable and equitable food systems, environmental justice, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Experience in gardening, political campaigns, biodiversity conservation efforts, policy development and analysis, research and educational proposals, multimedia journalism, get-out-the-vote drives, leadership development, experiential learning, mentoring, inter-generational and grassroots climate action, and nonprofit start-ups.

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