I am an enthusiastic sustainable development professional with experience in global organizations such as the OECD, United Nations, and The Earth Institute, as well as business management in the private sector. I am skilled in engaging multiple high-level and government stakeholders, negotiating diverging interests, and crafting distilled, strategic communications from complex data.
Most recently I co-authored a high-level report for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) ‘Aligning Development Co-operation and Climate Action:The Only Way Forward’, establishing new methodology for development institutions to align activities with the Paris Agreement. Prior to this I was selected to be a Masters Laureate and receive sponsorship by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the One Planet initiative launched by President Macron, to embed the objectives of the Paris Agreement in public action, involve all actors to combat global climate change and facilitate the energy transition within France, the European Union, and at the international level. For this initiative I completed my Master of Business Administration (MBA) and focused research on digitalization in the energy sector and ways it can foster decarbonization. While at the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), I supported the management of the Africa programmatic portfolio, and while providing research with The Earth Institute, The Sabin Center on Climate Change Law, and The Center on Global Energy Policy, I worked in India, Uganda, and Kenya, assessing programs for sustainability, social inclusion, risk, and SDG alignment. I also provided studies on the externalities of development in southern India, with an economic valuation of ecosystem services and analysis of hydroelectric energy production, and created an assessment rubric for climate change adaptation for SDG 11 that was implemented by the United Nations Framework for Climate Change (UNFCCC).
I served as Board Chair on the Columbia University Coalition for Sustainable Development (CUCSD), managing programming and curating events with high-level officials and prominent public figures, focused on major thematic groups addressing the climate crisis, energy transition, and gender equality from a policy perspective. I served as a member of SDSN Youth (SDSN-Y) working to engage youth globally in the post-2015 agenda, through education and global cooperation
I hold a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Development from Columbia University.