Tabitha Sookdeo is a formerly undocumented immigrant originally from Guyana in South America, who grew up on Sint Maarten in the Dutch Caribbean. Tabitha completed her undergraduate studies in social and environmental justice from Trevecca Nazarene University, where her scholarship focused on the intersection between climate change and migration. Tabitha is passionate about finding creative solutions for climate adaptation in cities through a global environmental justice lens. Currently, Tabitha is the Director of Community Engagement at Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services. She is aso joint-degree student at the Yale School of the Environment and Vermont Law School. Tabitha is a fellow at the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Sustainability Initiative at Yale School of the Environment led by Dr. Dorceta Taylor. She also sits on the board as the vice-president of the Greater Dwight Development Corporation.