Jessie Gardner graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. in Sustainability, as well as a Certificate in Public Law. During her time at SDSU, she was an active member of Empowering Women in Law Society, Kappa Alpha Theta, and Pre-Law Society. She interned for the University of San Diego School of Law’s Energy Policy Initiatives Center, as well as ECOLIFE Conservation, a non-profit focusing on wildlife conservation and sustainable food systems. While at ECOLIFE, Jessie won the Volunteer of the Year Award in 2020. She is now a 1L at the University of Oregon and hopes to pursue a career in environmental law.