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Leah Lazer

Research Analyst, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Leah serves as a Research Analyst for the Coalition for Urban Transitions, a New Climate Economy Special Initiative on Cities. She conducts research on climate change and urbanization, and how...

Sarah Ruiz

Junior Writer/Editor, Global Forest Watch

Sarah Ruiz is a Junior Writer/Editor for Global Forest Watch. She oversees the Global Forest Watch blog, working with GFW experts and partners to develop and edit stories of forest monitoring and...

Camila Hernandez

Intern, Open Timber Portal, Helms Fellow

Camila works as an Intern with the Forest Legality Initiative and assists them with research on data collected through the Open Timber Portal. She recently graduated from Georgetown University...

Laura Villegas


Laura is an economist for the New Climate Economy (NCE) initiative.

Currently, Laura is wrapping up her PhD in development and environmental economics at North Carolina State University....

Shannon Hall

Special Projects Coordinator

Shannon Hall is the Special Projects Coordinator in the Operations Team.

Before joining WRI, she worked for the Devolved Scottish Government at the British Embassy, where she designed and...

Camron Gorguinpour

Global Senior Manager, Electric Vehicles

Camron Gorguinpour is the Senior Global Manager for Electric Vehicles. He leads research efforts on electric mobility for WRI's Urban Efficiency & Climate team, while designing and...

Monica Chitre

Administrative Coordinator, New Mobility Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Monica is the Administrative Coordinator of the New Mobility Initiative at WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She works to support the Senior Management and Chair of the Steering Committee by...

Katelyn Bredsnajder

Communications Intern

Katelyn Bredsnajder is an Intern with the Communications team at the World Resources Institute. Currently, she is conducting research to expand WRI's diaspora networks in the United States and...

Mackenzie Tucker

Facilities Assistant/Receptionist

Mackenzie is the Facilities Assistant/Receptionist at WRI. She acts as a welcoming greeter to WRI guests, oversees the front desk duties, and provides support to WRI Operations.


Marina Caregnato Garcia

Urban Economics Intern, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities

Marina is the Urban Economics intern at WRI Brasil for the Cities Program. She supports the analysis of urban financing and the economic studies about air quality in cities.

She is...


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