Meet Belinda

Belinda C. Chiu (she/her) is an environmental justice activist and community educator, workshop organizer, facilitator, writer, and artist based on traditional Lenape lands, also known as New York City. She is passionate about designing a healthy blueprint for individuals to live with the environment in mind and become changemakers in their communities.

Belinda founded the sustainability platform @ahealthyblueprint which serves as a resource for low impact living, environmental justice, and community engagement opportunities. Through her work, she became involved in composting advocacy in NYC (is known for her crowdsourced food scrap drop-off tracker), was invited as a guest speaker on a number of panels and podcasts, and was featured alongside other inspiring environmentalists striving for a livable future.

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Belinda has experience designing and implementing programs in domestic and international settings and her years working in the nonprofit sector. She currently works as a program manager for the largest nonprofit working to strengthen American democracy, simplify civic engagement, and increase voter turnout. She also has experience in zero waste consulting and supporting a sustainability podcast. She is a trained Climate Reality Leader, a One Young World Ambassador, and is a GCBI certified TRUE Advisor.

She earned a MSPH in Social and Behavioral Interventions from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a BA in Psychology from Macaulay Honors Program at Baruch College.