Meredith Watkins serves as the Digital Communications and Events Specialist for the Global Energy team at WRI. In this role, she leads the Global Energy team's social media and email communications, as well as works on event planning and publication coordination.

Prior to joining WRI, Meredith worked as the program coordinator for the Africa Initiative and Concilium on Southern Africa at Duke University. Meredith holds a B.A. in Political Science from Santa Clara University and an M.S. in International Development from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.