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Emelia Williams
Policy and Research Associate

Emelia (she/her) is the Policy and Research Associate with OEDP, first joining us in 2020 as Civic Voice Fellow to support the initiative through research and prototype design. She is passionate about the just transition and the ways in which participatory governance and evidence-based policymaking can and will support people and the environment during the shift. Emelia is currently finishing her research on a green economic recovery to complete her master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Before attending Fletcher, she worked in research and operations roles in energy access, urban agriculture, and experiential environmental education. Find her at emelia@environmentaldata.org.

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Lorelei Kelly

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Michelle Cheripka

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Jett Zhang

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Elizabeth Tyson

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Edgar Vazquez

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Edgar was the Civic Voice intern with the Open Environmental Data Project from 2020-21.