Ben Hosansky is an intern with the Electric School Bus Initiative (ESB) in the Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, where he supports the ESB's goal of electrifying the US fleet of 480,000 school buses by 2030 with a focus on equity and inclusion.

Prior to joining WRI, Ben interned on Capitol Hill with members of Congress from both the House and the Senate, where he worked on climate and environmental policy. Ben previously served as the Chair of the Environmental Board at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he oversaw the oldest student-run environmental center in the nation, supported sustainable transportation initiatives, and helped secure a commitment from the universities' Chancellor to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

Ben holds degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Colorado Boulder. He is originally from Colorado and now resides in Washington, DC. In his free time, Ben enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling, and attending concerts.