Shilpa Joshi is the Maryland Field Organizer with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. She works closely with concerned citizens across the state that are fighting fracking and Cove Point. She has lived and organized in and around the region for 9 years. Prior to CCAN, Shilpa worked as an educator with the Alliance for Climate Education, teaching thousands of high school students about climate change in the DMV area. Shilpa joined CCAN in February 2013 as the Maryland campus organizer, and worked as co-chair of the planning committee for Power Shift 2013, for which she also recruited 370 Maryland students.