Speakers & Staff


The Washington Youth Summit on the Environment continues to welcome world-renowned, award-winning speakers who are experts in the fields of environmental conservation and sustainability year after year. Our speakers offer unparalleled advice based on real-world experiences both inside and out of the field, creating a unique once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Each summer, WYSE recruits award-winning faculty from across the country to lead groups of 25 students throughout the week of conference activities. Our faculty are creative, innovative and experienced environmental educators and practitioners representing the best educational, government, and private organizations across the country.