Autumn is currently the East Coast Coordinator for the Institute for Sustainable Development. She is a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte studying economics and women’s and gender studies. She works on campus in the Leadership and Community Engagement office as Hunger and Homelessness Outreach Intern, where she organizes bi-monthly service projects focused on ending food insecurity and poverty in the greater Charlotte area.
On campus, Autumn founded Niner Hunger Relief UNCC, a student-led organization that promotes student involvement in the fight against hunger. Through Niner Hunger Relief, Autumn created the Meals Recycled Project, which distributes excess food from campus dining halls to the student pantry to be packaged into ready-made meals.
Autumn is passionate about traveling, reading, and environmentalism, as well as ending food insecurity. After graduating with her Bachelors, Autumn plans to attend graduate school and earn her masters in economics. Her end goal is to become an ecological economist and work on building sustainable economies in third-world countries.