Senior Manager for Climate & Environment
Alix Kashdan is the Senior Manager for Climate & Environment at the United Nations Foundation, where she works at the nexus of climate change science, policy, and communications. Prior to joining the Foundation, Alix was a consultant for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), where she supported the launch of a new global framework for the governance of natural resources. Before IUCN, Alix worked as a graduate research assistant at the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy. She also completed a graduate internship at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Hub in Istanbul, where she supported climate change policy in Eurasia. Prior to graduate school, Alix worked on the Forests Team at the World Resources Institute (WRI) and supported smart growth initiatives at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). She also has experience as an English teaching assistant in northern France and is fluent in French. Alix holds a Master of Environmental Management (MEM) degree from the Yale School of the Environment and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of William & Mary.