Leelou joined Greenpeace UK as an intern in the press team. They discuss their internship and how they found it, their best Greenpeace moments and their experience of being non-binary at Greenpeace.
Gurvinder has always been interested in working within the environmental sector, so when she saw an internship at Greenpeace, she knew it would be a great opportunity to develop her skills and understanding further. Learn more about what she’s achieved as an intern, and where it’s leading her next.
Kalila Lalljee has recently started her Greenpeace internship with the data and insights team.
Kotrina started at Greenpeace as a volunteer, before rapidly gaining a role in human resources. She talks about leading yoga classes at work, the incredible opportunity to meet the Munduruku, an Indigenous group from Brazil, and how her Lithuanian roots connect her to nature.
Paul is Greenpeace's principal scientist at the science unit based in Exeter. He discusses why it's important that Greenpeace grounds its work in science, the adventures of a Greenpeace ship tour and why he has stayed at the organisation for over 30 years.
Neilza is a senior direct marketing executive in the fundraising department. She regularly attends the free yoga class and is an active member of the people of colour group. She discusses the importance of Greenpeace and the different ways in which career progression can take shape.
Political campaigner Sam feels Greenpeace is a place that really values people’s individuality. He talks about running the staff choir, how his work builds the organisation's credibility and how his family background gave him the values and skills to succeed in his role.
Tom works in London for Greenpeace International on a global campaign to protect the world’s oceans. He talks about starting out in Australia with a quick win against BP for the oceans campaign, and how it took some time to find out what he wanted to do in the world.
Emily returned to Greenpeace in 2017 as a deputy programme director. She talks about how having an even percentage of women in leadership at Greenpeace UK shapes the organisation, and why she decided to return to the organisation after several years away.
Meena has had many different day jobs at Greenpeace since starting in a temporary role six years ago, after leaving a career as a brand manager in the sports industry. She talks about how she has been able to nurture her creativity and passion for equality and diversity in her current role.