Carly Lettero is an interdisciplinary researcher, writer, and community organizer. She holds a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in applied ethics, anthropology, and sociology from Oregon State University and a BA in creative writing from University of Nevada, Reno.
Carly is the program director of the Spring Creek Project for ideas, nature and the written word, and she is the program manger of the Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative at Oregon State University. She also directs Energize Corvallis, a program of the Corvallis Environmental Center. She founded Communities Take Charge, a grassroots program that encourages residents to reduce their carbon emissions and become active in local climate change movements. The Communities Take Charge program is being replicated throughout the Pacific Northwest.