Jackson Schiefelbein

Kylie Nealis August 27, 2019

Jackson is a sophomore honors student at Arizona State University working towards  a double BA in Sustainability and Global Studies with a minor in Spanish and a certificate in Cross-Sector Leadership. He currently leads Sun Devils for Fair Trade, a student-led organization dedicated to educating the ASU community about Fair Trade practices and being empowered consumers. His journey with Fair Trade began after leading a walkout for gun control at his high school in Columbus, Ohio and founding State of Ohio Youth Activists (SOYA). He began his involvement with Fair Trade while volunteering at a local Fair Trade nonprofit. With hopes of working in international development, Jackson loves to travel and is planning to stud abroad in Spain in 2020. He is working with the UN Academic Impact program as a Millennium Fellow during the fall 2019 semester to support the development of a university-wide Ethical Procurement Campaign at ASU. In his free time, Jackson is an avid runner and biker and dreams of one day biking across the country, advocating for ethical consumption and production practices along the way.

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Kylie Nealis, National Organizer for Fair Trade Colleges & Universities

Kylie brings over 5 years of community organizing and non-profit experience to Fair Trade USA, previously working with Global Exchange and Sierra Club. At Global Exchange she took on a variety of roles including Community Rights Program Associate, Fair Trade Campaign Coordinator, Fair Trade Store Sales Associate and Interim Director of Operations. For the past two years she worked in the Executive Office at Sierra Club providing support to C-level staff and the Board of Directors. Kylie is knowledgeable and passionate about Fair Trade, climate and energy issues, human rights and social and economic justice. Kylie graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Community Studies and Politics. She also lived in Thailand for 5 years and is conversational in Thai and learning Spanish. In her free time, Kylie enjoys being outdoors, hiking and traveling.