Ginette supports WRI United States’ work with the Global Covenant of Mayors, particularly relating to the openness of environmental and climate data.

Prior to WRI, Ginette interned with EkoRural, an Ecuadorean NGO focusing on agroecology and community empowerment in the Andean highlands. She also interned with MuckRock, an investigative journalism outfit in Cambridge, MA, looking at public information regarding sexual assault evidence collection kits across the U.S. Before graduate school she worked as a paralegal at a boutique law firm in D.C.

Ginette holds an M.A. in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, with concentrations in International Environment and Resource Policy and Gender Analysis in International Studies. During her time at Fletcher she held several research assistant positions at the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy, the Institute for Human Security, and the Feinstein International Center. She also holds B.A.s in Spanish, International Affairs, and Political Science from the University of Georgia.

Ginette loves travelling and the outdoors, and is an avid reader, backpacker, and runner. Recently she canoed 196 miles of the Rio Grande along the Texas border with Mexico. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, and lives with her partner, Jesse, and dog, Jack.