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Nyasha Mandima

Energy Access Intern

Nyasha is the Energy Access Intern for the Energy Program. He also works very closely with the Electricity Governance Initiative team on the Energy Access project which seeks to provide...

Tamara Naidoo

Intern, The Access Initiative

Amara is the Research and Communications intern in the Governance Center, supporting the Strengthening the Right to Information for People and the Environment (STRIPE), an Access Initiative...

Yaxin Yan

China Forest Finance Intern

Yaxin is the China Forest Finance Intern under the Food, Forests, and Water Program, supporting both the Forest Legality Team and the Finance Center. She...

Ryan Winstead

Writing/Editing Intern

Ryan is the writing and editing intern for the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. He primarily works on the Ross Center’s blog,, writing articles and updating the website on a...

Shiyong Qiu

Research Assistant, Sustainable Cities

Shiyong is a research assistant in WRI China office, where she works on several research projects on sustainable transportation and urban development.

Prior to joining WRI, Shiyong worked...

Anne Maassen

Energy, Climate, and Finance Associate

Anne Maassen is the Energy, Climate, and Finance Associate for the Energy & Climate practice area at the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Her work focuses on improving the...

Allison Harwick

TRAC Training Materials Development Intern

Allison Harwick is the Training Materials Development Intern for WRI’s TRAC Cities. She develops engaging training material for the upcoming Compact of Mayors training program. The Compact of...

Bo Li

China Forest Finance Intern

Bo is the China Forest Finance Intern for Forest Legality Team and Finance Center. He works with the two teams researching China’s trade and investment in the forest sector in Africa.


Shannon Hilsey

Project Coordinator, Building Efficiency Initiative

Shannon is Project Coordinator for the Building Efficiency Initiative within the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She provides communications and financial coordination as well as...

Gerald Gloria

Intern, TRAC Cities

Gerald is the Cities and Climate Intern within our Climate Program, and is working on the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories report to be delivered during the...


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