Mayte Aldrett is a recent graduate from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. She is a Houston Posse Foundation Scholar, a FOCUS (Focus On Cultivating Underrepresented Scientists) Scholar, and has an interest in environmental justice, localism, Latin American Studies, and Queer Studies. She hopes to start her own environmental non-profit in the future, with the purpose of serving the Port Houston community and surrounding areas whose health has been impacted by neighboring industries. She was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and will be moving Omaha, Nebraska at the end of the summer for the Weitz Fellowship.
Mayte Aldrett is interested in the work and life cycles of nonprofits, as well as organizing the community she grew up in. She is a first generation college graduate hoping to serve as an example of compassion and determination for her family and friends through her future work, which is why she has chosen to be an intern for the CEC. She can be reached at [email protected]