Director, Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives Williams College
Amy Johns worked as a software engineer during the dotcom boom, then moved to the environmental nonprofit sector. She started at Williams as an Environmental Analyst, served as assistant director and interim director of the Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives and became Director in 2014. She’s particularly interested in renewable energy, green building, data analysis, and environmental psychology. She thinks a lot about how an institutional like Williams can build change in the broader world. Amy lives in Vermont with her husband, six year old son, fourchickens and is currently pursuing a sustainable MBA through Green Mountain College.