Paula Phipps, Associate Director at Biodiversity for a Livable Climate, holds a Masters Degree from Tuft’s Eliot-Pearson School as a teacher/therapist for preschool disturbed children and their families. For 20 years she was a preschool director and Childrens’ Services Director for a Head Start program in Somerville, Massachusetts. For the past five years she has focused on raising awareness of the enormity and immediacy of the threat of climate disruption and its effects on children. She has been actively involved in Cambridge, Massachusetts politics and advocacy for many years. She has been working at Biodiversity for a Livable Climate since 2015.