In 2010 Caroline Lewis with support from Dr. F. Lynn Leverett, and others, founded The CLEO Institute, a 501(C)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focused on climate education, engagement, & advocacy. CLEO stands for Climate Leadership Engagement Opportunities.
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As the Founder of The CLEO Institute, Caroline promotes climate literacy, climate justice, and support for bold action. She is currently CLEO’s Senior Advisor, working with a stellar team to advance climate action as the urgent imperative it is.
Her board positions and service roles include the National Environmental Education Advisory Council; American Public Garden Association; Miami-Dade Executive Board for Science Curriculum & Instruction; the White House Summits on Climate and Energy and Women & the Environment; the Conservation Fund’s Advisory Panel on Children and nature; Congressman Curbelo’s Climate Advisory Team, VAI-Changing The Current Advisory Council, Miami-Dade County Living With Water Committee, and others.
In 2013, Caroline Lewis was nationally recognized as a White House Climate Resilience Champion of Change. In 2017, she was a featured speaker at the Miami March for Science and The People’s Climate March, Miami, and the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce recognized her as a Global Change Maker. In 2018, Caroline was named by Time Magazine as one of 31 individuals making a difference in the South. And, in 2019, she was featured in National Geographic’s Documentary: From Paris to Pittsburg.