Chelsea Gómez is a Climate Transparency Project Manager working in the Climate Program. She oversees the development and pilot-testing of a new guide to track national progress towards equitable and just transitions to a decarbonized economy.

Prior to joining WRI, Chelsea worked at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law analyzing cities' climate policies for commitment to equity and worked as a consultant for the NYC Department of Environmental Protection on the development of their stakeholder engagement plan. She has several years of experience working both locally and internationally to transform broad environmental goals into concrete action. Early on in her career, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia, where she led sustainable development initiatives aimed at combatting deforestation, gender inequality and poverty. 

She holds a B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from St. Edward's University and an M.P.A. specializing in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University. 

She lives in New York, NY with her partner, small dog and two cats.