FOUNDER/CEO, Daniel Greenberg, Ph.D

daniel In 1999, Daniel founded the non-profit Living Routes, which partnered with UMass-Amherst to run study abroad programs based in ecovillages around the world. Over 1,500 students were transformed by these immersive experiences. Daniel left Living Routes in 2012 to start a new social venture called Earth Deeds, which offers online tools for individuals and groups to “onset” their unavoidable CO2 emissions and support meaningful sustainability projects. Daniel has been a leading advocate for sustainability within international education and the ecovillage movement. He chaired Sustainability Task Forces for NAFSA:  Association of International Educators and the Forum for Education Abroad, is co-founder and past Board Member of Gaia Education, and served as President of the Global Ecovillage Network from 2015-2019.


danielNathan Scott has been a leader in the field of global experiential education for the past 20 years. Most recently he was the Founding President & Executive Director of Winterline Global Education, a 9-month global skill building Gap Year program based in Cambridge, MA. Addressing the vital need for more competent career-ready globally-skilled youth, Nathan oversaw the building of the Winterline Global Skills Program to challenge mainstream education by teaching real world skills in their real world context.  Prior to his time at Winterline, Nathan served as the Executive Director of the global educational non-profit ‘SAGE Global Education’, whose mission was to provide challenging and transformational educational experiences for students outside of their home countries. Nathan is also the co-founder of the Global Climate Corps, and has served on the Board of the Timberline Foundation as well as Amigos de las Americas.


Daniel has worked with hundreds of faculty, staff, and program coordinators in dozen of ecovillages over the past two decades and is able to pull together teams that can hold the social, academic, and logistic of any program.



genGlobal Ecovillage Network

Founded in 1995, the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) is a worldwide network of sustainable communities and initiatives. GEN envisions a world of empowered citizens and communities, designing and implementing their own pathways to a sustainable future.  It is building bridges of hope and international solidarity through its ecovillage project directory, solution library, educational and research work and, since 2000, its consultative status at the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) commission.




gaiaGaia Education

Gaia Education is a leading-edge provider of sustainability education that promotes thriving communities within planetary boundaries. An active partner of UNESCO Global Action Programs for Education for Sustainable Development, Gaia Education conducts programs in 43 countries with over 80 institutions, global online classrooms in English, Spanish and Portuguese, and Project-Based Learning activities supporting the
implementation of the UN’s post-2015 development agenda.