Riley Harding is the Social Media and Digital Marketing Manager for WRI’s Climate Program. She works to expand visibility and impact through WRI's social media and broader digital communications channels.

Prior to joining WRI, Riley worked in East Africa and Canada as a digital communicator and content creator. She has held social media and digital marketing staff positions at the United Nations Environment Programme, The Nature Conservancy of Canada, Right to Play, and Engineers Without Borders. She has a special focus in creating development and environmental focused content.

Riley holds a B.A in Communication Studies and Human Rights from Carleton University in Ottawa. She completed her post graduate degree from Centennial College in Public Relations and Corporate Communications. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Riley finished a second post graduate degree from George Brown College in Graphic Design.

Originating from Toronto, Canada, Riley currently lives in San Diego, California.