Perrin Roosevelt Ireland

Board Chair

Perrin Roosevelt Ireland is a content strategist and visual storyteller at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC.) She partners with scientists and advocates to create compelling, solutions-driven narratives about climate change and the biodiversity crisis. She co-created the NRDC Women’s Caucus, which focuses on gender equity and culture at the organization and helped coordinate NRDC’s participation in the Women’s March. She helps facilitate retreat and strategic planning discussions at NRDC.

She has collaborated on visual stories with The Young Feminists for Climate Justice, the FDR Library, and NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Her visual work has been published in Scientific American, Nature Magazine, Physics World, Discover Magazine,, MEL Magazine, Damn Joan, and Wag’s Revue. She continues to work with community organizers, scientists, policy advocates, and science writers to help them grow narrative and visual storytelling skills toward effective strategy.

Perrin received a B.A from Brown University with a major in human biology. Her undergraduate research focused on the developmental biology of marine invertebrates.

Prior to joining Natural Resources Defense Council in 2012, Perrin was a Graphic Facilitator and Science Storyteller at Alphachimp Studio in Nashville, TN.