Riya Sony

CNI Fellow Class of 2018

CNI Student Engagement Fellow 
Undergraduate Student, Environment Systems:Earth Science 
UC San Diego 


Riya Sony is focused on engaging UC San Diego students in understanding and helping the campus meet its carbon neutrality goals through the Sustainability Ambassadors Program. The program for the 2017-18 year will train nine ambassadors in facts and goals presented in the Bending the Curve report and will schedule ambassadors to present the information in housing, resource centers, etc. to educate the student community. Riya participated in the Sustainability Ambassadors program under the previous Student Engagement Fellow, Lesly Figueroa, during the 2016-17 academic year as a climate change ambassador and engaged extensively with the UC San Diego student community.