Planting Change Foundation Executive Director, Bernis Cunningham, is from Nicaragua, he has dedicated himself to engaging youth in environmental management in Nicaragua. He has a strong network of community organizations and youth activists that will contribute to this project through their experience in other youth inclusion processes and training. He is an active lawyer in Nicaragua and studied Environmental Sustainable Management at UC Berkeley. He collaborates with various international NGOs, government delegations, students, teachers, and communities from all parts of the world to develop national and international projects of environmental conservation and human sustainable development. Bernis is a member of the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide, Climate Action Network Latin America, Real Food System youth Ambassador, and YOUNGO.