The Ian Somerhalder Foundation's inaugural Changemakers Series event was a live chat on the topic of Grassroots Leadership with carbon pricing advocate and climate activist, Tom Erb. Tom is the National Field Organizer for the Put A Price On It Campaign. He is a Senior at Pomona College and studies Public Policy Analysis and Politics. Prior to joining the campaign, Erb was the Congressional Liaison for the #4Billion4Us campaign, a communications intern for Congressman Eric Swalwell, a climate intern for United States Senator Brian Schatz and the Co-President of a carbon pricing campaign at the Claremont Colleges. He has spoken on behalf of climate activism in the National Geographic Documentary Series, Years of Living Dangerously, at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and at the World Bank Digital Media Zone. In April of 2017, he was the Youth Spokesman at the World Bank Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition's High Level Assembly. He is from San Diego, CA.