Dr. Jessica Shade
Dr. Shade is Director of Science Programs for The Organic Center. During her tenure at The Organic Center Dr. Shade has collaborated on a number of diverse research programs ranging from applied solutions to on-farm challenges to methods for improving environmental impacts of agriculture. Dr. Shade has extensive experience communicating scientific research to the public, farmers, policy makers and other researchers. She has developed communications using a variety of digital and print media including webinars, social media, press releases, and publications aimed towards a variety of audiences. Dr. Shade has been honored for her environmental accomplishments by the Audubon Women in Conservation through their Women Greening Food Special Recognition, the Ecological Society of America Student Section and Union of Concerned Scientists through their Ecoservice Award, and is a Switzer Environmental Fellow.