Lindsay Mouw is a senior biology major with minors in environmental studies and political science at Dordt College. She grew up in Sioux Center, IA and would like to encourage and promote creational stewardship and sustainable lifestyles in her home community.
Her passion for sustainability developed during a semester abroad with Creation Care Study Program in New Zealand. After returning, she has been involved in the Sustainability Committee at Dordt and started the club Eco Defenders, which engages the student body to raise awareness about sustainability. Previously with YECA, Lindsay has worked to engage politicians on the issues of climate change and renewable energy during the 2015-16 campaign period in Iowa. In her free time, Lindsay enjoys road biking, reading, spending time with friends and family, and walking her dog.
Project Description: I would like further establish Dordt’s new club, Eco Defenders by gaining faculty sponsors, more student commitment, and wider recognition on campus and in the community. Through Eco Defenders, we plan to raise awareness about sustainability and build a community of people interested in living more sustainable lifestyles. My goal is to show people the importance of caring for God’s creation and to create a place where we are able to discuss issues of climate change in a conservative community.