Mikayla Pellerin is a Project & Engagement Specialist for the New Climate Economy project. She is responsible for tracking project deliverables; building and maintaining relationships with in-country partners, stakeholders, and High-Level Champions; ensuring coordination between the Communication, Engagement, and Research teams; and executing strategies, products, and events. Prior to joining NCE she was a Project Specialist for WRI's Global Climate Program.

Prior to joining WRI, Mikayla worked as an Operations Assistant for a non-profit focused in Community Development, Action in Africa, and worked as a Development and Programs Assistant for a non-profit dedicated to providing objective analysis of US EPA policies, The Environmental Protection Network. Mikayla is passionate about intersectional approaches to addressing climate change and holds a B.A. in International Service from American University with thematic focuses in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability and a regional focus in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Mikayla lives in DC and in her free time loves hiking, visiting National Parks, and relaxing with a good book and a nice cup of coffee.