Jennie is an adept and engaging public speaker. She presents on environmental policy and activism with thorough research of her topics, and her audiences.

The following overview features a selection of Jennie's previous engagements.

Jennie offers concise commentary on some of the most pressing sustainability issues of our time. She is concerned with local issues facing New York City, as well as topics of national concern.

  • VICE News Tonight

  • On Second Thought: The Trevor Noah Podcast

  • NBC New York

Sustainability Conferences

Jennie's interests focus on creative approaches to waste, regulation, and strategies for effective community engagement. 


  • The Blue Vision Summit

  • The Sixth International Marine Debris Conference

  • New York Federation Conference

Educational Venues
When speaking for educational venues, Jennie encourages a meaningful combination of direct action and legislative literacy for audiences of future activists.

  • New York University

  • Yale University

  • Pratt Institute

Public Hearings
An extensive legal background allows Jennie to effectively present issues for lawmakers, stakeholders, and community members.

  • ​The New York City Council

  • Oregon State Senate

  • New York State Senate

For more information, contact Jennie here.

Latest Appearances

VICE News Tonight: May 13th 2020

As COVID-19 brings about a landmark international health crisis, VICE interviews Jennie on COVID-19's unexpected plastic waste impact.

On Second Thought: The Trevor Noah Podcast: July 24th 2019

Jennie Romer discusses whether recycling works — and how to make it better. Click here to listen with Luminary now.


UPSTREAM: June 5th 2019

On Berkeley's comprehensive foodware ordinance

Earth Week at Columbia University: April 25th 2019

Policy in Action: Jennie Romer and the Plastic Bag Ban

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