Ayano Jeffers-Fabro has been an advocate and fighter for environmental justice and place-based education, ever since she was a young girl. As a Hawai’i-born mixed woman of color, Ayano has spent her life working in the environmental and food justice sector with a focus in the reclaiming and redefining of island nation’s food identities through environmental and cultural relationships. She graduated with a degree in Conservation & Resource Studies focusing on international environmental and food justice, with a minor in Food Systems from UC Berkeley in Spring 2016. There she completed her senior thesis on Deconstruction the Potentials of Hawaii’s Food System. Post-graduation, Ayano has been using her time in the Bay Area to nurture her passion food, culture and the environment, and hopes to start a business or non-profit of her own!
Operations & Administrative Coordinator