CEC Welcomes Jordan Matranga as an Event Marketing Intern

Jordan Matranga is a senior at the University of Houston, majoring in Interpersonal Communications and minoring in Human Development and Family Studies. Jordan enjoys finding new ways to get involved in the community and is passionate about learning about social and environmental change.

Jordan is the Fall 2020 Event Marketing Intern and is excited to take on CEC’s social media for the semester. She looks forward to learning more about environmental justice and finding new ways to take part in making the world a better place.

Jordan will graduate December 2020 and is open to job opportunities for post-graduation. Jordan can be reached at [email protected]

CEC Welcomes Ana Sepehri as a Media and Production Intern

Anahita Sepehri is the Media and Production Intern at CEC. She received her first Bachelors in Social Journalism from the School of Media Studies in Iran. She worked for a local newspaper and covered film events.

In 2012, she moved from Iran to Houston. She now attends the University of Houston, where she is finishing her second degree in Communication Studies.

Ana enjoys a good happy hour with friends, the sounds of a great music playlist, spending time with her Persian cat, playing piano and seeking adventure in the outdoors. She looks forward to learning about film production as she creates the Wild About Houston Film Festival. Ana can be reached at [email protected]

CEC Welcomes Aiyana Baptiste as a Policy and Government Relations Intern

Aiyana Baptiste is currently a senior at Texas A&M University, where she studies Renewable Natural Resource and minors in Philosophy. Her selective choice in major and minor will help her to pursue a career in environmental law and focus on policies pertaining to environmental mitigation efforts. She’s also going into her last semester at the A&M and will be graduating this fall!

Baptiste has spent her time and efforts to give back to her community in Houston and College Station areas through volunteering. She’s a member of a national conservation organization, Society for Ecological Restoration, and currently holds the secretary position in the Bryan-College station branch. She’s also apart of the Pre-law Society and African Student Association at her institution. In her free time from volunteering and school, she enjoys biking and cooking plant-based meals.

Baptiste is honored and thrilled to join the CEC internship team. While being at CEC she hopes to gain more understanding in policy topics and practice for future experience in environmental conservation!

You may reach her at [email protected]