THE Population Team:
Stephanie Feldstein, Population and Sustainability Director

Stephanie (she/her) leads the Center's work to highlight and address threats to endangered species and wild places from runaway human population growth and overconsumption. Previously Stephanie worked for, where she helped hundreds of people start and win online campaigns to protect wildlife. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and has years of experience in organizing, outreach and communications, with a focus on animals and the environment. She is the author of The Animal Lover’s Guide to Changing the World (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2018).

Contact: Portland, OR, 971.717.6423, email Stephanie Feldstein


Malia Becker, Population and Sustainability Associate Organizer

Malia (she/her) works in the Population and Sustainability program leading creative outreach and organizing campaigns at the intersection of human population pressure, overconsumption, and the wildlife extinction crisis. She manages two campaigns focused on alternative economies and reproductive rights: Simplify the Holidays and Endangered Species Condoms. Before joining the Center, Malia worked in healthcare patient access and administration. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Macalester College in geography and public health. 

Contact: Portland, OR, 971.717.6415, email Malia Becker


Kelley Dennings, Population and Sustainability Campaigner

Kelley (she/her) develops and executes advocacy and outreach initiatives addressing the connections between reproductive health, gender equity, endless growth, inequitable consumption, and the climate and extinction crises. Prior to the Center, she worked in waste management and forest conservation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in natural resources from North Carolina State University and a master’s degree in public health from the University of South Florida. She is a family-planning counselor and certified in public health, social marketing and project management.

Contact: Jacksonville, FL, 919.355.8102, email Kelley Dennings

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