"e" inc. provides children, teens, and adults a scientific

understanding of Earth's biomes, resources, and

systems and the skills to protect the planet and live sustainably.

Lindsey Van Zile


Lindsey is a New Jersey native and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from University of Lynchburg in Virginia. Before coming to “e” inc, Lindsey taught nature education in the Blue Ridge Mountains, worked on a dairy farm in New Hampshire, and led wilderness survival and outdoor education lessons in the Maine woods. Lindsey loves to share her love for nature with others and enjoys anytime she can bring students outside. When not teaching in the classroom Lindsey can be found exploring Harvard Arnold Arboretum and eating delicious vegan food.

Ceili Getman

​Ceili is from New York and holds a bachelor's degree in Environmental Sustainability and Geography from SUNY Oneota. Prior to joining the team, Ceili taught environmental education through the University of Kentucky at a 4-H camp. Ceili discovered her passion as an educator during a college class that involved teaching at a local elementary school. Outside of the classroom you can find Ceili bouldering, doing/teaching yoga or playing with her dog. Ceili is very excited to share her passion for learning and to make connections with her students. 

Emily Dunleavy

Educator & Program Coordinator

Emily is originally from New Jersey but attended the University of New Hampshire where she received her Bachelor's degree in Wildlife and Conservation Biology with an education/public outreach focus. Emily has worked in various different nature summer camps and at an after-school program for at-risk youth in New Hampshire. Emily has also conducted and assisted in various wildlife research projects involving salamanders, bats, cottontail, and black bear! Now Emily is ready to dedicate her time sharing her love of nature and science with Boston’s youth.

Christian Thiim


​Christian is from Acton, Massachusetts and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and Political Science from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Prior to joining the team, Christian served in the Peace Corps as a sustainable agriculture volunteer in Panama. Christian is especially passionate about youth empowerment and experiential learning. Christian also enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time up at the lake. 
Hailey Moll

Hailey has called many states across New England her home. Growing up in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire, she recently lived in Burlington, Vermont, obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Environmental Studies. She is a lover of gardening, environmental justice, insects and spiders, and hiking. Hailey has been a Teaching Assistant at her university, leading field and lecture-based labs on topics ranging from climate science to dendrology. Prior to joining "e"inc., she worked as an environmental educator at the ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. Here, Hailey assisted children and museum guests in scientific discovery of the Lake Champlain Basin, chemistry, marine invertebrates, ecology, and conservation. 

Isabel Gutowski


Isabel is from Northampton, Massachusetts and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology from Northeastern University. Isabel has worked throughout Massachusetts to research oysters’ responses to ocean acidification and as a science educator. She also spent over a decade aiding in the birth and caretaking of lambs. Through teaching science education, Isabel has discovered her passion for spreading knowledge and awareness of the environment to kids and members of the public.

Dr. Ricky S. Stern
Founder and Executive Director of "e" inc.

Meet the Staff & Educators at "e" inc.

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