Elise Peterson-Trujillo

Elise is a Mighty Earth organizer in Des Moines, Iowa working to convince Tyson Foods to clean up its meat by building public support in an area where Tyson has numerous facilities. She is a recent graduate of Washington University with majors in Environmental Biology and Spanish. She has interned with a variety of environmental organizations including the Endangered Wolf Center, the Rocky Mountain Biology Laboratory and the Oakland Zoo. Elise was active with the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team throughout college, becoming the co-captain in 2016 and eventually overseeing a team of 45 members. She was also involved in a childhood literacy club all four years, serving as the Outside Communications Director and Activity Coordinator. She is a member of Green Corps class of 2018.