Smita Patel is a member of the Committee for Green Foothills Advisory Board and a tireless advocate for change. She is a co-founder of the Mountain Children’s Foundation, which provides support and empowerment for children in mountainous areas of Uttarakhand, India, and now works in education journalism. Recently she shared a remarkable episode of the NPR series Hidden Brain that delves into the connections between psychological health and spending time outdoors. For all our nature-lovers, it’s a must-listen! We are lucky to have such an experienced and passionate change-maker like Smita working alongside us.