Huda Alkaff is an ecologist, environmental educator, and the Founder and Director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, a grassroots environmental justice group formed in 2005 to connect faith, environmental justice, and sustainability through education and service. Huda has spent two decades working as an advocate for environmental justice, initiating Muslim and interfaith programs focused on energy and water conservation.
Huda received recognitions from the 2015 Obama's White House Champions of Change for Faith Climate Justice Leaders, the 2016 Sierra Club Great Waters group Environmental Hero of the Year, the 2017 Environment America’s Voices for 100% Renewable Energy, and the 2018 Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education Eco-Justice Award.
Wisconsin Green Muslims has educated thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds in Wisconsin and beyond on a variety of environmental topics, including climate change, water, food, fair trade, solar energy, energy efficiency, waste reduction, and transportation equity. The group’s Green Ramadan campaign is now shared and implemented in approximately 20 states and globally and the initiative Energy Democracy: Faith Communities for Equitable Solar has connected with over 4,500 people from 18 different faith traditions and spiritualities and various backgrounds.