Julia Murphy

Environmental Educator 


Julia is a graduate of UMass Amherst and holds a master's degree in Conservation Biology from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.  Before coming to "e" inc, she has worked doing everything from environmental research in the Amazon rainforest to teaching conservation at zoos and aquariums in the US. Her love of nature has led her all over the world and she hopes to share that knowledge and experience with everyone she meets!

Alyson Wall

Environmental Educator

Alyson is a South Coast Mass native, transported to Boston. Her love for nature began in the wetlands of her backyard and beaches of her town. Realizing that learning about the natural world and people's interaction with it was her passion, she went to school for Environmental Studies and Community Development at the University of Vermont. Alyson has been working with youth for nine years and loves working with "e" inc. bringing environment science and environmental stewardship to urban schools. When not in classrooms, Alyson can be found riding her bike, dreaming about pugs and escaping to the beloved ocean..

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

Meet the Staff & Educators at "e" inc.

Erin Stevens  
Environmental Educator and Press and Social Media Coordinator


Erin is a Massachusetts native who holds a BA degree in Environmental Policy from Union College and is working on her Masters in City Planning from Boston University. Erin discovered her love of environmental education when teaching kids she worked with about the world around them. After being inspired by their curiosity, she wrote her undergraduate thesis on environmental education making "e" inc. the natural next step. Erin worked doing environmental communications for the City of Boston before she began her teaching career, leading her to become the press and media coordinator once she started at "e" inc. 

Curtis Tripp  
Environmental Educator


​Curtis has been an Environmental Educator at "e" inc. since August of 2015. He has always been curious about the world around him, which led him to study environmental science and anthropology in college. Since then, he has enjoyed sharing his passion for the environment with youth in a variety of settings. Prior to joining "e" inc., he worked for Canyonlands Field Institute in the desert of southern Utah, and spent a couple years living at a children's home and teaching middle school (and birding) in Honduras.

Sarah Chang 

Education Director 


Sarah has been working with youth since 2010 when she served as a Peace Corps Environmental Education Volunteer in Cape Verde. Sarah's favorite topic to teach is oceans, especially if she gets to talk about turtles. 

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