Gloria Walton

President and CEO

The Solutions Project

Gloria Walton is an award-winning community organizer, writer, speaker, and the President and CEO of The Solutions Project, a nonprofit that funds and amplifies climate justice solutions created by frontline communities building power for an equitable and regenerative economy. Described as one of the country’s most exciting “next generation” political leaders and named “New President to Watch” and one of the “100 Power Players in Philanthropy” by Inside Philanthropy, Gloria is disrupting the industry status quo with her power and movement building experience. Gloria has won numerous awards for her work and leadership, including most recently the inaugural TIME CO2 Earth Awards for her ceaseless commitment to climate justice, NAACP-LA’s Empowerment Award and the LA League of Conservation Voters Environmental Justice Champion Award, and named a Grist 50 Fixer and a Bloomberg New Economy Catalyst. Her work and words have been featured on The Nation, Huffington Post, CBS News, TIME, Inside Philanthropy, Bloomberg, and The Hill.