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UHope Consulting provides strategic consulting, advising, and advocacy around various aspects of ecology, environmentalism, sustainability, resiliency, diversity, equity and inclusion. UHope Consulting is available for contract hire in all sectors, including academic, private, philanthropic, not for profit, public, local/ state/federal government, serving the New York City-Metro area and beyond. UHope Consulting is a Limited Liability Company based in New York, and a certification-pending Minority Women Business Enterprise.

President 
Donna U. Hope, M.Sc.Engr., EcoDistricts AP 
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 Donna U. Hope has held numerous environmental consultation positions in the private sector, for non-profits, government agencies, and in philanthropy.  In an advisory capacity, Donna served as an advisory community member for the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's DEI capacity building grant, a panel reviewer for WE ACT/ NYS DEC environmental justice grant initiative, reviewer for the U.S. Action for Climate Empowerment Strategic Planning Framework, as a working group advisor on the Green 2.0 environmental diversity initiative of The Raben Group, the Climate Equity Advisory committee for the public policy organization Demos,  and was a founding co-chair of the NYC chapter of the Environmental Professionals of Color (EPOC). She is a 2021 Urban Design Forum Forefront Fellow, a Senior Fellow of the Environmental Leadership Program (ELP), an accredited EcoDistricts AP, and a LEED Green Associate. Donna holds dual B.S. degrees in General Science with Mathematics Minor from Spelman College and Civil Engineering with Environmental Concentration from Renssealer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from RPI.