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Emelia Williams
Policy and Research Associate

Emelia (she/they) is the Policy and Research Associate at OEDP, first joining us in 2020 as the Civic Voice Fellow to support the initiative through research and prototype design. She is passionate about learning the ways local knowledge and data can confront the climate crisis, and how to build more equitable systems in the process. She is also currently a Civic Science Fellow with the Rita Allen Foundation. In 2020, she completed her master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, specializing in climate policy. Before OEDP, Emelia worked in research and operations roles in energy access, urban agriculture, and experiential environmental education. Find her at emelia@environmentaldata.org and @emelia_willia.

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