Kiyomi de Zoysa
Engagement and Communications Specialist, Climate Resilience Practice
Kiyomi de Zoysa is a Engagement and Communications Specialist within the Climate Resilience Practice. She provides communications and event organizing support in implementing the CRP's engagement strategy to help share knowledge and best practice on local, regional, and global solutions to deal with climate change, and serve as a focal point for engagement with country partners.
She is a recent graduate of the Asian Peacebuilders Scholarship master's program, obtaining dual MA's in Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development at the UN Mandated University for Peace (Costa Rica) and Transdisciplinary Social Development at Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines). In 2019-2020 she was a Lankacorp fellow of The Asia Foundation Sri Lanka where she conducted social research in gender inclusion and empowerment in local governments.
Although she is based in Lake Forest, CA, she is a global citizen with a passion for travel and connecting with people from different cultures.
Climate ResilienceVisit Project
Accelerating adaptation action and support for vulnerable people by working with governments, multilateral institutions, communities and other partners.Part of Equity
Locally Led AdaptationLaunch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
WRI and partners seek to bring about a new paradigm that puts communities and local actors at the center of decision-making and funding for climate adaptation.Part of Climate Resilience