Felicia Davis

Felicia M. Davis, Directs Sustainability for Clark Atlanta University and serves on the CAU Sustainability Council.  She supports the CAU team approach to sustainability with a focus on campus-wide engagement.  A staunch advocate for measurable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency retrofits, green building and an array of sustainable practices, she founded the HBCU Green Fund to help finance green projects at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

She is a member of the leadership team for the NSF funded Science Education Resource Center InTeGrate Geoscience program advancing interdisciplinary teaching about Earth for a Sustainable Future and co-leads the HBCU Geosciences Working Group and Co-Chair for the 92nd National Technical Association Annual Conference.  She serves on the boards of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Green 2.0-an initiative dedicated to increasing racial diversity in environmental leadership and the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper an environmental advocacy organization with almost 7000 members dedicated solely to protecting and restoring the Chattahoochee River Basin. She began her environmental career with Ozone Action and Greenpeace working on air quality and climate justice. She served as the Georgia Airkeeper director and later director of Mothers & Others for Clean Air housed by the Georgia Conservancy.  She is an Environmental Leadership Program Senior Fellow, IGEL Fellow, and a member of the Intentional Endowments Network Steering Committee, Billion Dollar Green Challenge and Center for Whole Communities. An author of the 2002 Air of Injustice Report, she also produced the MSI Green Report, Sustainable Campuses-Building Green at Minority Serving Institutions, and the 2014 HBCU Green Report. Her favorite question is, “if we get it right what will it look like?”

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