“La'Meshia Whittington, The Eco-Architect, is a revolutionary environmental injustice disruptor on the Underground Railroad of Environmental Liberation.
As an environmental sociologist, La'Meshia creates and sustains pipelines to invest in frontline BIPOC communities who have been held hostage by political propaganda, greed and corporate corruption. Corruption that has led to the death and destruction of her and other Black and Indigenous peoples' lands, livelihoods, health and ultimately mortality through the deliberate dumping of dangerous pollution. La'Meshia's work actively brings restoration, education and resourcing to offset the cumulative impact of poison that communities have shouldered the disproportionate burden of for 41 years of the environmental justice movement and longer.
La'Meshia also works with select corporations to assist their efforts in Leadership Development, DEI, worker rights & safety, organizational management, and community relations support.
Professor La'Meshia Whittington
Professor La'Meshia Whittington is a successfully published organizational development guru, lecturer, policy analyst, social scientist, environmental justice sociologist, activist and motivational speaker.
As the Principal of Whittington & Staley Consulting Group, LLC, Professor Whittington specializes in Energy Policy, Environmental Justice, Organizational Development and Strategy, DEI, Thought Leadership, Education, and Motivational Speaking. Professor Whittington is an Afro-Indigenous woman from North Carolina, a royal descendant of the former Afro-Indigenous settlement: The Kingdom of the Happy Land.
A former N.C. spokesperson on fair courts for The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and a community liaison for the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. Professor Whittington leads work on intersectional democracy and environmental justice. Professor Whittington is an appointed member of the NC Water Treatment Facility Operator Certification Board (Governor appointee), the NC DEQ Environmental Justice & Equity Advisory Board (NC Secretary of the DEQ appointee), and an advocate member for the Utilities Affordability Collaborative (NCUC appointee).
Professor Whittington serves as an adjunct professor in the Division of Sociology at Meredith College and a Lecturer of Diversity and Environmental Justice in the College of Natural Resources at N.C. State University. Professor Whittington has led guest lectures at N.C. Central University, NC Central Law School, Shaw University, and Duke University. Her work and commentary have been featured on PBS NC, CSPAN, Bloomberg, Bloomberg Law, and other publications.
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