Apr 20, 2021
Coastline communities worldwide make up 40% of the world's population and face enormous climate change impacts. Join Dr. Moushumi Chaudhury, Community Resilience Program Director of Coastal Risk & Resilience for The Nature Conservancy and Multi-Hazards podcast host Vin Nelsen as they discuss how coastal communities can become more resilient with our planet's ever-worsening climate crisis. Have a listen! And check out the Study Guide here: https://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/4/c/c/4ccc37c7ea3141da/STUDY_GUIDE_-_SEASON_4_EPISODE_4_Dr_Moushumi_Chaudhury.pdf?c_id=101259791&cs_id=101259791&destination_id=2085620&expiration=1618883870&hwt=9817616ba446c931ef383bb6c99d52cf
Dr. Moushumi Chaudhury's Bio
Dr. Moushumi Chaudhury is the Community Resilience Program Director for The Nature Conservancy in Arlington, Virginia in the United States. She works in the Protect Ocean, Land, and Water unit. Moushumi leads and implements projects to help climate vulnerable people in coastal areas minimize the impacts of climate change by building their capacity to integrate nature-based solutions into disaster risk reduction planning. Moushumi has worked in the field of climate change adaptation and resilience for over a decade. Prior to joining TNC, she was a technical expert on climate resilience at the World Resources Institute and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security. Her work on climate change adaptation involved research and capacity building for adaptation decision making. She has also worked with UN agencies, IUCN, CIFOR, ICIMOD, and BRAC on a range of environment and development topics. She has worked in Bangladesh, Nepal, Indonesia, Kenya, and Fiji, as well as at the regional level in East Africa and globally. Moushumi holds a PhD in International Development from University of Sussex, an MS in Environmental Policy from the University of Michigan, and a BA in Anthropology & Sociology from Smith College.