Jennifer Forbes, Founder and Executive Editor
Embracing her environmental roots, Jennifer founded Eco News Network in 2009. An environmental advocate and outdoor enthusiast who enjoys biking, kayaking, sailing, horseback riding, hiking and just about any outdoor activity, Jennifer loves living and working in Boston and the South Coast of Massachusetts after spending time in Connecticut, Atlanta, and Cleveland during her career. A frequent traveler and cultural explorer, Jennifer spends as much time as resources allow exploring the world and absorbing the individuality of each place she visits. Jennifer earned her journalism degree from Boston University and has worked in strategic marketing with a focus on the environment for over 20 years. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Health Imperatives.  Contact Jennifer at

Aidan Kelly, Associate Editor

Aidan grew up in Evanston, Illinois and graduated Tulane University in New Orleans with a BS in Economics and a BA in English. He uses his free time for international travel, hiking and listening to music. Aidan loves to learn more about sustainable technology and the role of culture in the development of sustainable practice.



Megan Webb, Co-Founder
Megan is the co-founder of Eco News Network. She has a passion for the outdoors, sports, running, reading, and traveling. She recently backpacked through Europe for two weeks and has ran two half marathons. She is a volunteer for Big Sisters of Greater Boston, Boston Cares, and the Wildflower Camp Foundation. Megan earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications/Journalism and English from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y.


Monica Bologna, Contributing Writer
MBolognabiopicMonica Bologna earned her bachelor’s degree in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago. She has written for small online publications about cultural issues and has received honorary mentions and scholarships through her writing. Her passion for traveling inspired her to live abroad in Germany and Mexico where she spent time teaching English. She speaks both German and Spanish and hopes to learn Italian someday. Besides traveling, she loves cooking, nutrition, reading, and has an ongoing love affair with the ocean. She is excited to be a part of the Eco News Network and looks forward to contributing enlightening environmental material.


Chantelle Navarro, Contributing Writer

Chantelle Navarro is an aspiring muckraker who loves traveling and writing about events in the world around her, aiming to be the voice for those who can’t be heard. She is a devoted vegan who cares deeply about the environment and the crucial issues.




Malissa Stark, Contributing Writer

Malissa Stark is a Chicago based writer originally from colorful Colorado. She would call herself a nature addict, addicted to hiking, biking, camping, and roaming in general.



Sheila Headspeth, Contributing Writer
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Sheila Headspeth is a Gaithersburg, Maryland native with a passion for writing and politics. Sheila’s motto is: If you’re going to write, you might as well write something that can make a difference. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, daydreaming, tweeting, or listening to music, while simultaneously drinking coffee