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Kristin Baja

Kristin Baja

Baltimore, Maryland - Climate Resilience Officer, Urban Sustainability Directors Network

Urban Sustainability Directors Network
Baltimore, MD

Titles

  • Baltimore, Maryland - Climate Resilience Officer, Urban Sustainability Directors Network

Biography

Kristin Baja is the Urban Sustainability Directors Network's (USDN) first Climate Resilience Officer, responsible for helping cities identify strategic ways to advance climate resilience planning and implementation and building their capacity to take action. The majority of her time is spent supporting cities and facilitating deeper relationships between local governments and other stakeholders in the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to USDN, she served as the Climate and Resilience Planner with the City of Baltimore's Office of Sustainability where she led the city's climate adaptation and equity work. She holds a Masters of Urban Planning and a Masters of Science from the University of Michigan. In 2016, she was recognized by the Obama Administration as a Champion of Change for her work on climate and equity.

Education

  • MUP, Urban Planning, University of Michigan
  • MS, University of Michigan

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