Carrie Dellesky is the Program Coordinator for EMBARQ’s Research & Practice program, which conducts global research and supports project implementation related to integrated transport systems, urban development, and climate change. She supports the program staff with administrative coordination and financial oversight. She also assists with communication, knowledge management, and coordinating the annual sustainable transport conference.
Prior to joining EMBARQ, Carrie worked for American University’s Honors Program, helping to manage the budget and coordinate programs, while she completed her master’s degree. During graduate school, Carrie interned with the Millennium Challenge Corporation in Mongolia, assisting the Environmental and Social Assessment team to implement a hazardous materials and waste management program and to evaluate and manage environmental and social risks and performance. She has also voluntary consulted for the Anacostia Watershed Society, developing a monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) Plan for Watershed Stewards Academy program. Carrie comes to the World Resources Institute with a strong interest in project management, monitoring and evaluation, water resources management, and environmental sustainability.
Carrie holds a master’s degree in public administration from American University, with a concentration in international management. She also holds bachelor’s degrees in international studies and communication from The Ohio State University, with minors in natural resources management and international economic development. Carrie has studied abroad in the Dominican Republic, Egypt, and Turks and Caicos, and volunteered in Bolivia.