Operations Manager, Center for Equitable Development
Carolyn Turkaly is the Operations Manager for the Center for Equitable Development. She leads budgeting and financial management and grants and contracts management for the Center. She advises on personnel management, strategic planning, and project management.
Prior to joining WRI, Carolyn was a Project Manager at the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment, a solar geoengineering and carbon removal governance research center. She also previously worked as a National Park Service Young Leaders in Climate Change Intern, where she developed communication strategies to engage Midwestern residents with local climate impacts and progressed toward her goal of visiting every U.S. national park.
Carolyn holds a B.A. in Political Science from American University and is currently pursing a Master's degree in Emergency and Disaster Management from Georgetown University.
Climate Resilient and Transformative Adaptation for AgricultureVisit Project
WRI aims to help small-scale agricultural producers in low- and middle-income countries build resilience to climate change through research, analysis, advocacy and stakeholder engagement.Part of Climate Resilience
Mainstreaming AdaptationVisit Project
Strengthening the resilience of sustainable development in a warming worldPart of Climate Resilience
Climate ResilienceVisit Project
Accelerating adaptation action and support for vulnerable people by working with governments, multilateral institutions, communities and other partners.Part of Equity