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Elizabeth Wilkinson

Gender Intern

Elizabeth is the Gender Intern in the Governance department. She works to understand how gender is being mainstreamed into WRI’s projects, and how the inclusion of gender can be improved.


Dylan Stefano Giordano

Communications and Outreach Intern

Dylan is the Communications and Outreach Intern for The Access Initiative, and will specifically help with the launch of the Environmental Democracy Index. He came to Washington, DC after...

Monique Motty

Deputy Regional Coordinator, Central Africa-Forest Initiative

Monique is currently a Deputy Regional Coordinator for WRI-Central Africa in Kinshasa. She assists with project coordination, monitoring and evaluation of WRI forest projects in Cameroon, Republic...

Sylvia Tognetti


Sylvia Tognetti is an Associate with the WRI Natural Infrastructure for Water Initiative in the Food, Forests and Water Program. Through this initiative, she helps to build the case and develop...

Kamil Can Erdem

Operations Assistant, EMBARQ Türkiye

Kamil began as an Operations Assistant at EMBARQ Türkiye in February 2014. He is responsible for daily operations and communications work.

Kamil is currently studying Architecture at...

Laura Malaguzzi Valeri

Deputy to Vice President of Science and Research

Laura is a Deputy to the Vice President of Science and Research. She contributes to the staff mentoring process, reviews project proposals and manages the peer review process for WRI publications...

Lizzette Soria Sotelo

Program Coordinator, Latin America

Lizzette is the program coordinator for EMBARQ’s Latin America Program and an active member of the WRI Gender Working Group. She brings a diversity of experiences in project management and...

Oretta Tarkhani

Director, Event and Conference Services

Oretta is WRI’s Director of Event & Conference Services.

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