Marcella Kim

Project Coordinator & Research Analyst, Urban Resilience


Marcie Kim is a Project Coordinator and Research Analyst for the Urban Resilience Program at WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She provides project management and research support to the Urban Resilience project portfolio, focusing on developing community-led climate change resilience pathways in the urban space, including urban water resilience in Africa, nature-based solutions, and inclusive adaptation.

Previously, she was a research analyst with the Climate Resilience Practice on the Global Commission on Adaptation, working on climate adaptation finance and co-leading an analysis on adaptation components of enhanced NDCs.

Before joining WRI, Marcie worked with the U.S. Department of State, the Global Environment Facility (GEF), and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Marcie holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Policy and a Master of Public Policy, both from the University of Maryland.

In her spare time, Marcie enjoys rock climbing, cooking Korean food, and taking walks with her two dogs, Snoopy and Meerkat.

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