Jonnie Pedersen

  • POD Teacher
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Apr 09, 2021
Full time role Advocacy Project Manager Research Sustainability

Personal Summary

I am incredibly fortunate that my life and career would entail developing relationships with people from diverse cultures, abilities, ages, and backgrounds. This, in turn, has developed my beliefs in community, collaboration, and education. I am committed to inclusion and equity through social and climate justice. It is my goal to match people with the tools and resources to help them best thrive through research and project development.

Work Experience

English Teacher
Jan 2019 - Jan 2020 Neurolink English Academy Taiwan
  • Developed a yearly curriculum for teaching English-Langauge learners based on school and national requirements
  • Built learning and citizenship skills to help with students' personal growth
  • Establish positive classroom management boundaries to create a safe, known
    environment for behavior among students
Project Manager
Jun 2020 - Sep 2020 Sawtooth BioDefense
  • Initiated a series of marketing campaigns including email, print, and social media


  •   Managed vendors with the purchase of products, branding, and advertising

  •   Assisted clients with consultations on our products, businesses model, services, and sales

Habilitative Behavioral Support
Jan 2016 - Jan 2018 Consumer Direct Care Network
  •  Implement prescribed Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic skills to encourage the client’s physical and emotional development

  • Worked with children individually and in groups to teach social, communicative, and problem-solving skills

Research Assistant
Jan 2017 - Jan 2018 Boise State University

● Worked with principal investigators to coordinate qualitative research focusing on the Resiliency in Refugee Youth
● Collaborated with the research team and local leaders of the at-risk community to identify relevant questions using Motivational Interviewing and determine the most appropriate method of collecting information

Sales Manager
Jan 2013 - Jan 2016 Frenchman's Gulch Winery
  • Handled all incoming business and requests for information
  • Interacted with vendors, store managers, and other stakeholders to maintain on-time
  • Managed social media accounts and online sources for industry trends


B.S. - Psychology
Jan 2013 - Jan 2018 Boise State University
TEFL/TOEFL Certification
Jun 2018 - International TEFL Academy
Grant Writing Certification
Jun 2017 - BSU Ed2GO

Experience Level

3-6 years

Sectors of expertise


Sectors of Interest

Buildings & Cities, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Research & Education, Energy, Food & Agriculture, Land Use, Advocacy or Policy, Transportation, Atmosphere, Carbon Accounting & Offsetting, Carbon Removal Engineering, Climate Adaptation, Consumer Goods, Climate Finance, Materials & Manufacturing, Communication & Media, Pollution & Waste Reduction, Climate Venture Capital, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, Climate Science, Science (Other), Community & Movement Building

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Are you interested in being involved in a Climatebase mentorship program? If so, how would you like to participate? (As a mentor VS as a mentee)

Yes, I am interested as a mentee

Where are you in your climate journey?

I am just exploring, I am looking for a climate job

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Get a job, Learn more about climate change and solutions, Connect with others in the space

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