GEORGIA SCARR (SHE/HER)
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Georgia Scarr is an IB student, born in London and raised in Chicago. An environmentalist and humanitarian at her core, Georgia is a passionate activist. The co-founder of Eco Circle International, she is determined to bring about sustainable change across the globe. After her academic career, Georgia hopes to volunteer in the Peace Corps as an Environmental Engineer, with a background in economics and mandarin. Outside of ECI, Georgia is a leader and member of several other activist groups, and also loves playing basketball, Muay Thai, and cooking. Additionally, she enjoys hiking and camping, and has a dream to complete the Pacific Crest Trail.
CHLOE YOUNG (SHE/HER)
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Chloe is a junior in high school, and is a passionate intersectional environmentalist. Chloe is known for her outgoing nature, leadership skills, and her ability to communicate with others. She is definitely a people person. Outside of ECI, some of her notable extra-curriculars include being the Lead Mental Health Ambassador for her school, Vice-President of Micro-Lending Club and Director of Inclusion for Illinois Youth Climate Movement. In the future, she hopes to travel the world and live amongst different cultures, eventually pursuing a career in law or sustainable business. Chloe enjoys playing tennis, trying new foods, being outdoors, and spending time with friends.
JULIAN COHEN (HE/HIM)
Head of Finance
Julian, a student at the British International School of Chicago, has been an avid proponent for numerous causes to restore fairness and equality. After college, he hopes to work with youth to inspire them about pertinent issues in our society and give them tools to make a difference. Julian is a leader within his community, participating in numerous fellowships on social justice work, co-founding Teens Be Heard, a student led initiative focused on education and awareness in order to combat social injustices, and has captained his debate team to nationals for two consecutive years. When he has time, Julian enjoys cooking, playing tennis and refining his piano skills.
KIRAN JOHNSON (SHE/HER)
Head of Communications
Kiran is a teen with a love for all things green. She is a proud member of numerous other environmental organizations, advocating for reducing plastic usage to ending climate change. She also loves to write. Kiran believes that there are so many voices, stories, and ideas that need to be heard, and one of the best ways to do this is through writing. This is the reason why she co-founded her blog, 'Generation Z: Unleashed'. Kiran hopes to pursue a career in journalism, as she enjoys interacting and learning about people (as well as writing, of course!). In her free time, you can find Kiran pouring over books or climbing a tree somewhere outside (because she can't yet drive herself to a hiking trail!).
BELLE MCCLENNAN (SHE/HER)
Head of Creativity
Belle is a 16 year old Chicago based portrait photographer with a passion to help her planet. As the Creative Director of Eco Circle, she is in charge of all of the graphic design you see on our social medias as well as our promotional photography and video edits such as the montage from the September 2019 climate strike. Belle hopes to use her creative talents for good, educating the public on social and environmental issues such as climate change! In her free time she loves to dance and has had 13 years of classical ballet training and you can always find her organizing photo shoots and capturing Chicago’s beautiful faces. She loves to surround herself with like minded creatives and people with drive, which makes working with ECI so fun!
MOLLIE LYTHGOE (SHE/HER)
Head of Community Outreach
Mollie is a 17-year-old student; originally from Liverpool, she moved to Chicago and became Community Outreach Director for Eco Circle International. She is passionate about educating people on environmental issues and encouraging positive change. Outside of Eco Circle, Mollie is a Mental Health Ambassador for her school and a member of their science olympiad team. She hopes to have a career in environmental science when she is older, in her spare time, she likes to design and upcycle clothes, play soccer and spend time with friends.
Lead Graphic Designer