Member Engagement & Outreach Coordinator
Max Rose Zimberg is the Member Engagement & Outreach Coordinator of the Planetary Health Alliance, working to grow the planetary health community of practice through global education and public outreach efforts, thematic and regional initiatives, and strategic expansion of the PHA's mission and membership. Prior to joining the PHA team, Max worked in her native New York City on public health and food policy issues at the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams, and was awarded the 2018-19 Bartsch Fellowship from the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. Max graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University with a dual B.A. in Evolutionary Biology of the Human Species and Sustainable Development, and holds certifications in Vinyasa Yoga (yoga = "to yoke/unite") and in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies at Cornell University. Max is especially interested planetary health solutions to restore the equity, sustainability, and nourishment of our global food system through the yoking of diverse disciplines, knowledge systems, and scales of impact. Alongside her work at PHA, Max works with Balanced.org
as Campaign Director organizing around statewide legislation to promote more nutritious and sustainable foods in Massachusetts public schools.