Mya is the Project Specialist, Membership and Governance for the NDC Partnership Support Unit. She works with WRI’s Climate Program to expand program visibility and impact, and influence decision makers to advance solutions for today’s environmental challenges. She supports the operational functions of the Support Unit, primarily related to financial oversight and membership engagement.

Previously, Mya worked at WWF-US and was part of the team that led the start-up of a new country office in Myanmar, where she provided strategic support and insights that guided program development. She also helped manage large conservation projects implemented in the Mekong region.

Mya recently graduated with a Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment with a certificate in International Development Policy. She received her B.A. in Environmental Studies from St. Olaf College.

She enjoys live music, traveling, and being out in nature.