As part of the Sustainable Cities’ Research & Knowledge Exchange team, Jillian Du focuses on access to urban services, building urban climate resilience, and inclusive climate action. Her recent work examines urban water and sanitation access in cities in the global south. She also plays a key role in managing WRI’s flagship publication, the World Resources Report: Towards a More Equal City.
Prior to joining WRI, Jillian worked as an environmental researcher and editor for The Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum and as an international educator in Taiwan and Vietnam. She holds a master’s degree from American University in Global Environmental Policy, and a B.A. from University of California – San Diego in Environmental Systems and Policy.
Jillian currently resides in Washington D.C. In her free time, she enjoys chasing frisbees or chasing her cat.