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Isabel Gonzalez Whitaker

AFFILIATION: Moms Clean Air Force, EcoMadres

TITLE: Associate Vice President

LOCATION: Tennessee


EXPERTISE AREA: Climate Change, DEIJ, Environmental Education, Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Environmental Racism, Green Jobs/Economy, Hispanic/Latine/A/O Communities, Outdoors/Recreation, Transportation & Infrastructure


Isabel González Whitaker was the Chief Operating Officer of All in Together, a leading nonprofit dedicated to advancing women’s leadership through civic participation. Previously she was Principal Advisor, Executive Strategic Communications, for ALSAC, the $2B+ annual fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital headquartered in Memphis. Isabel was also the Deputy Editor of Billboard and a Features Editor at InStyle, and wrote for Time, the New York Times, the Hollywood Reporter, the Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, and Refinery29. Isabel was the Scholar in Residence at Rhodes College 2018-2019, is currently a CoGenerate senior fellow, and in 2023 gave a TedXAtlanta Talk on the power of civic engagement to improve community and sustain democracy. She is also the co-author of the cookbook Latin Chic: Entertaining With Style and Sass (HarperCollins) and executive producer of the documentary short “Women in Music: Inspiring a Generation” featuring former First Lady Michelle Obama. In 2019, she co-edited the anthology and contributed the essay “Finding La Reina in Queen Bey” to Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (St. Martin’s Press). Isabel lives in Memphis, Tennessee with her family.


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