Lina Fedirko is a Senior Associate on the Transportation team at the ClimateWorks Foundation, where she is supporting and leading global grantmaking, research, and strategy development focusing on emerging mobility technologies and transportation electrification across modes.
Lina’s research and programmatic work to date has focused on urban climate change and transportation policy globally. Prior to joining ClimateWorks, Lina contributed low-carbon policy research to Climate Change and Cities, Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN). Locally, Lina assisted a New York City Economic Development Corporation in planning a $1.2 million program addressing access issues in low income neighborhoods and led a transit-oriented development zoning study for a housing non-profit. Globally, Lina has collaborated with UN Habitat Cities and Climate Change initiative to evaluate the effectiveness of Participatory Climate Change Risk Assessments in South-East Asia and the Pacific.
Lina earned an MS in Urban Policy Analysis and Sustainability Strategies from Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at the New School University. She holds a BFA from Pratt Institute. Lina is a native Ukrainian speaker, and also speaks conversational Russian and Polish.