Gina Fiorile is a graduate student at George Mason University studying Science Communication. She is a former Graduate Research Assistant for the Center for Climate Change Communication's Program on Climate and Health. In 2019, she was a Graduate Lecturer in the Communication Department at George Mason University and now works with the U.S. Geological Survey's National Climate Adaptation Science Center. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.S. in Environmental Studies in 2018 where she served on the Board of Advisors, earned an array of scholarships for academics and leadership, and led the annual Vermont Youth Climate Summit. This work earned her recognition from the EPA and from The White House, where she has spoken numerous times as a "Champion of Change" for Climate Education and Literacy. She spoke at the U.S. Center during COP21 in Paris and is recognized as a "Global 30 Under 30" leader in Environmental Education by the North American Association for Environmental Education. She was recently awarded the Joe Witte Special Recognition in Science Communication Leadership Award, and currently serves on the Leadership and Advisory Board for the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network and the Youth Climate Summit Program with The Wild Center, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks.