Laria Pippen, RN

Laria Pippen, RN

Green Team Chair, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

After a decade in public relations, Laria Pippen worked as a postpartum doula and returned to college to get her associate‚Äôs degree in nursing at Merritt College. In addition to being a bedside nurse for 11 years at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Laria developed and initiated an environmental stewardship initiative, bringing her passion for waste reduction to the hospital. She currently chairs a 15-member green team committee and is leading multiple projects in sustainability.