Member, Eco Teen Action Network
Sydney Rico is a Junior at Oakton High School in Northern Virginia who found her passion for Environmental activism through her love of marine life at a young age. Currently, she is partnering with Smithsonian Conservation Commons and Global Co Lab as a leader of the Eco Teen Action Network's Zero Hunger Dream Hub and an active member of its Plastics Hub. In this position, she hopes to create an inspiring network of teens who will create change for a sustainable future. Going forward Sydney hopes to pursue an education and career in giving the voiceless a platform to promote equality.