As Friends of the Earth’s Art Director, Josette manages all visual aspects of the Friends of the Earth brand for both print and web. Josette has a long history of promoting the advancement of progressive causes through art and design, including Equality Virginia, Girls Rock! RVA and National Center for Transgender Equality. She was recently recognized as the winning contestant in DC Brau’s 2017 Pride Pils design competition; her winning design became the label for a limited edition beer, with proceeds benefitting local LGBTQ non-profit, SMYAL. Josette attended Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia where she received her BFA in Filmmaking. She plays drums for the DC band Lightmare and takes a lot of pictures of her cat.