Caitlin Sislin

caitlin sislinCaitlin Sislin is an American environmental advocate based in Berkeley, California and the Advocacy Director with Women's Earth Alliance, where she developed and facilitates the Sacred Earth Advocacy Network, a legal and policy advocacy network supporting indigenous women environmental justice leaders and their campaigns. She received her BA in Anthropology from Stanford University, and her law degree with a Certificate in Environmental Law from Berkeley Law School. As a law student at U.C. Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law, Caitlin chaired the Environmental Law Society and coordinated the first annual Environmental Justice Symposium. She has a regular column in High Country News, and her article “Exempting Department of Defense from Federal Hazardous Waste Laws: Resource Contamination as 'Range Preservation” was published in Ecology Law Quarterly, one of the nation’s foremost environmental law journals.
Caitlin is also a student of herbal medicine, and her poem entitled “The Nation Waits” appears in Imagining Ourselves, an anthology of women's art and writing published by the International Museum of Women.