Mindy Hernandez leads WRI's Living Lab for Equitable Climate Action. She is an applied behavioral researcher focusing on pro-social behaviors like energy conservation, voting, and medication adherence.

Previously, Mindy advised governments, companies, donors, and NGOs around the world on applying behavioral science to measurably improve programs and policies, including working as a liaison to the White House’s Social and Behavioral Science Team for the U.S. Agency for International Development, as as a Fellow for the Federal Office of Evaluation Sciences and as a Senior Researcher with ideas42.

Mindy holds a Master's in Public Policy from Princeton University.