Nia Jones holds a Master's degree in Energy and Resources from the University of California Berkley, but by faith, she is a child of God. As part of her Master's program, Nia studied sustainability as well as environmental justice issues. During this podcast episode, Nia discusses her goals of creating environmental leadership centers for incarcerated youth. A former dancer with the Boston Celtics, Nia weaves her story of how the lessons she learned on the court have shaped her mindset as an Industrial Engineer concerned with creating long-lasting sustainable solutions for the planet. In addition to her involvement in the National Society of Black Engineers, her work exemplifies the mission of that organization. Listen to Nia talk about her journey as a survivor of Crohn's disease to becoming an energy queen.
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