Climate Action Capacity Project Director
- Additional Programs
- Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest
Minna Brown ‘07 is Director of the Climate Action Capacity Project, through which she supports students in developing the knowledge, motivation, and capacity needed to tackle climate change. Over the last fifteen years, she has led the design and implementation of new programs for various organizations, all focused on collaboration and impact. As the Director of Academic Affairs at the Yale School of the Environment, she worked with faculty, staff, students, and alumni to map out, plan, implement, and communicate a curriculum overhaul largely focused on the expansion of the school’s climate, energy, and environmental justice offerings. She also led the school’s professional development and online education initiatives and was previously the school’s Case Study Integration Manager, building interdisciplinary, applied case studies to be used across courses. Before her time at Yale, she developed comprehensive client engagement and marketing strategies and managed national nonprofit outreach plans for a climate change advocacy organization. She holds a B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from Middlebury and a Master of Environmental Management (M.E.M.) from the Yale School of the Environment.