L.A. Mobility Culture with Gia Chinchilla

Episode 5 July 25, 2022 00:41:10
L.A. Mobility Culture with Gia Chinchilla
Urban Planning is Not Boring
L.A. Mobility Culture with Gia Chinchilla

Jul 25 2022 | 00:41:10


Hosted By

Natalie Ikhrata Samantha Ellman

Show Notes

In this episode of Urban Planning is Not Boring, Sam is joined by her friend Gia Chinchilla. Sam and Gia met through Climate Action LAb, a collective that Gia founded in 2019 that aims to inform & empower Angelenos to tackle environmental justice and climate-related issues in our city. Since working at CLAb together, Sam and Gia have bonded over their shared passion for equitable and sustainable transportation solutions. Tune in to hear our conversation about Climate Action LAb, the LA Green New Deal, transit in LA, and the Urban Future conference. 


About Gia:

Gia (she/her) is an e-Mobility professional, carbon consultant, and writer based in Los Angeles and Paris. She is driven by the simple question: how can we create systems that sustain our well-being? With over five-years experience in clean technology and consulting, Gia has helped her clients reach innovative solutions to challenging decarbonization problems with a holistic “roadmap” to zero emissions technology. A natural storyteller, she has leveraged her experience in interpersonal communication as Founder of @climateactionlab by connecting members with the environmental movement in an approachable manner. Her work has been featured at the United Nations, the TED stage, and multiple global conferences. Outside of work, you can find Gia searching for inspiration by exploring her favorite cities via two-wheels, running trails, and her appetite


To keep up with Climate Action LAb, visit @climateactionlab and the website


To join the Climate Action LAb Club, visit the registration form


For more information about the LA Green New Deal, check out the pLAn


For more information about the Urban Future conference, visit their website


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