Happy Johnson

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Happy Johnson

Happy Johnson is an award-winning author and humanitarian working to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

He led crisis relief teams in Haiti, Puerto Rico, the Gulf Coast and throughout the American South, dedicating his life to supporting children and families impacted by natural systems. 

Fifteen years of climate resilience experience informs his passion for inspiring a new generation of community-based environmental scientists and first responders.

Former White House intern, W.K. Kellogg Fellow, and recipient of the Aicher Leadership-in-Democracy Prize, Johnson attended Georgetown University and the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University. His collaborations have been featured by CNN, TIME, BBC World News and C-SPAN.