Leah Tuck is the Director of Development at Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability, where she leads philanthropic efforts. Leah provides strategic vision for all aspects of fundraising for the center, including campaign planning, soliciting major gifts, and cultivating individual donors and foundation partners.
Leah came to Cornell Atkinson from the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) where she led major gift fundraising since 2017. She has contributed to fundraising efforts at Vermont Law School to support its mission of environmental justice and developed innovative and interdisciplinary science collaborations at New York University. She also worked on climate and procurement issues at the Fiji Mission to the United Nations.
Leah holds a B.A. in Environmental Policy and Legal Studies from the University of Connecticut, a Master’s degree in Environmental Conservation Education from New York University, and a Master’s degree in Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School.