Policy Lead, Climate
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Aditi Sen is a Climate Policy Lead at Oxfam America. In her role, she coordinates with colleagues across the Oxfam confederation and with external partners to influence climate policies around food, land use and ecosystems, with a focus on ensuring that the rights and livelihoods of vulnerable communities are protected and a just transition to limiting global temperature increase to below 1.5 degree C is achieved. She also supports Oxfam’s engagement on business and climate and has led climate advocacy for the “Behind the Brands” campaign to get the world’s biggest food and beverage companies to adopt science-based climate targets, and to deliver on their commitments towards achieving deforestation-free and exploitation-free supply chains.
Aditi is author of several publications including Tightening the Net: Net Zero Climate Targets – Implications for Land and Food Equity. Her analysis and commentary have featured in several media outlets including the New York Times, NPR and CNN. Prior to joining Oxfam, Aditi worked with Verra, the World Bank and with a startup in India. Aditi holds a graduate degree in in Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and an undergraduate degree from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University.