Aliyah Formont

Born and raised in The Sunshine State, Aliyah’s upbringing instilled an appreciation for her community and using the skills that she’s able to be a catalyst of positive change. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida where she focused her educational career on the environmental and non-profit sectors. When she’s not at the foundation, Aliyah is typically looking for an excuse to go to Lake Travis, host a dinner for friends, or buy tickets to the next country concert in Austin.

Energy & Environment

The Anxious Narrative: Media and Limited Understanding Shape Climate Concerns

It’s kind of like gaslighting—without the fossil fuel. Panic attacks, irritability, and loss of appetite-these are common symptoms experienced by those coping with “climate anxiety,” we’re told. An influx of media regarding climate-aware therapy, addressing climate change on the first date, and even how to cope with the overwhelming sense of hopelessness for the future...

August 24, 2023