Eugenia Manwelyan is an artist, ecologist, and educator. She is the co-founder of Arts and Ecology, Director of Eco Practicum, and a founding faculty member of School of Apocalypse. Eugenia holds a BA in International Development from McGill and her MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University. She was Managing Director of the Food + Enterprise Summit, and has been involved in environmental planning projects in India, Vietnam and Jordan, and a peace building arts project in Israel and Palestine. She taught Food Planning Practicum courses at Columbia and Social Choreography workshops at arts institutions in Brooklyn and Greece. With a passion for democratic education and civic engagement, Eugenia is committed to taking part in the effort to reorient humanity toward sane and respectful coexistence with one another and the environment.