Author Erin Wong

Erin Wong is a sophomore Urban Studies major at Barnard College. Her research interests include environmental resilience and international development, particularly with regards to using renewable energy as a solution to poverty. In her hometown of Seattle, she interned at the non-profit Climate Solutions and worked directly with Northwest city governments to adapt accelerated Climate Action Plans. This past summer, she worked as an environmental journalist for the City Atlas Project in New York City, publishing six research pieces discussing the potential of a global transition to clean energy, as well as the importance of balancing individual and corporate responsibility with policy change. She has also worked at the District Office of Congresswoman Karen Bass and the Refugee Women’s Alliance.