JUDGES

JILL FEHRENBACHER – Founder, Editor-in-Chief

Jill is the founder of Inhabitots.com, the founder and publisher of Inhabitat.com and a green designer living in New York City. She created Inhabitots in the summer of 2008 in preparation for the arrival of her first baby. She is an avid idealist, design junkie and believes firmly that becoming a parent doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style or ideals. At least not too much.

 

 

BETH SHEA – Managing Editor totsbiophoto

Beth is the managing editor of Inhabitots.com and the writer and founder of Petite Planet, a blog which focuses on eco-friendly living for families and informs parents of the best “green” choices for their babies and our planet. The birth of her daughter was her inspiration to take baby steps toward changing the world and preserving it for future generations. A former travel and spa writer, Beth swapped airline miles and body wraps for long stroller walks and quick showers. She is living her dream by being a mother to her two beautiful children, and a freelance writer. Follow Beth on Twitter @PetitePlanet

 

 

JULIE SEGUSS – Senior Editor 

JulieLucatotsJulie is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn, NY. She is also the New York Editor of Red Tricycle and a former editor at Parents magazine and Parents.com. She has written for Parents, Kiwi, BabyTalk, Weight Watchers, New Parent, Baby &ToddleriVillage.com, Parents.com, Mom.me and Petside.com among others. Her first baby is now the inspiration for many of her stories. Beyond writing, Julie loves all things related to health and fitness, and holds a personal trainer certification from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Follow her on Twitter @julieseguss for green and healthy living tips.

 

 

 

 

JASMIN MALIK CHUA – Contributing Writer jasmin-chua

Jasmin is a word wrangler and Treehugger writer who lives just across the Hudson in Jersey City, where she indulges in her penchant for cupcakes, zombies, and her search for the perfect soy chai latte. A 12-year veteran of the publishing industry, she has a master of science in biomedical journalism from New York University and a PhD in poopy diapers. Follow Jasmin on Twitter @jasminchua.

 

 

 

DIANE PHAM – Senior Editor

Diane is a freelance writer and editor based in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from the University of Southern California, she enjoyed a brief stint at SCI-Arc, then working for the A+D Museum in Los Angeles, Perkins Eastman Architects and Resolution 4: Architecture handling their marketing, PR and graphic work.

 

 

 

 

ALYSSA ALIMURUNG – Operations Assistant

Alyssa is a contributing writer for Ecouterre and Inhabitots and in her spare time, a coder-in-training. She enjoys learning about sustainable design, ethical fashion, innovative technology and crowdfunding projects. Alyssa graduated from Binghamton University and is based in NYC — though she would love to live in Barcelona someday.