Nahal Ghoghaie has more than a decade of experience advancing environmental justice and ecosystem protection efforts throughout the United States. Nahal joined San Francisco BCDC in December 2019 as its first-ever Environmental Justice Manager. She is also founder and director of EcoEquity Consulting, which helps clients develop strategies for the equitable inclusion of low-income, people of color, tribal, immigrant, refugees, and other marginalized or underrepresented communities in climate and environmental planning, policy and public funding processes. In addition to her environmental and social justice advocacy, Nahal’s work has included climate resilience planning, collaborative resource management, environmental education and outreach, and emergency preparedness. Nahal earned her Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies at Evergreen State College, and her Bachelor of Arts in literature and the environment from the University of Texas at Austin.