Project and Engagement Manager
Katie Connolly is a Project & Engagement Manager for the Global Climate Program and supports the New Climate Economy project. She is responsible for project management on several country programs, building in-country relationships, ensuring coordination across projects and functions, and supporting the Director of Engagement.
Prior to joining WRI, Katie worked as a program coordinator on USAID’s Water for Africa through Leadership and Institutional Support program implemented by DAI. In this role, Katie supported water, sanitation and hygiene projects throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Her past experience also includes working with the Water Technology and Innovation team within the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water.
Katie holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from the Ohio State University and a M.S. in Environmental Public Health from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where her research focused on climate change risk and resilience in the water sector.
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The New Climate Economy (NCE), a flagship project of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, brings together government, business and economic leaders to enhance global and national understanding of how climate action can drive economic, social and development objectives.Part of Climate