December 2020|

No matter where we work, every job is a climate job now

Jamie Alexander
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxClimateActionTech, an independent event.
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Jamie Alexander
Jamie Alexander
Director, Drawdown Labs
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Jamie is the founding director of Project Drawdown’s Drawdown Labs – a consortium of private sector partners working to go beyond ‘net zero’ to scale climate solutions in the world, within and outside their own operations. Jamie joined the Project Drawdown team from Ceres, where she led corporate engagement, working with companies to set ambitious emission reduction targets and leveraging their influence in support of strong climate and clean energy policies. Previously, Jamie served as a civil and foreign service officer with USAID, serving extensively throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, Bangladesh and India. Focused on malaria, HIV/AIDS, and other infectious diseases, she led an agency-wide effort to better integrate local solutions and voices into foreign aid programming and decision making. She has also worked with the UN Office of the Secretary-General and indigenous peoples in the US, Amazon, and Andes.