Monica Chitre

Coordinator, NUMO Alliance


Monica is the Coordinator for NUMO, the New Urban Mobility alliance, hosted by WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She works to draft content, provide support and facilitate team decision-making.

Prior to joining WRI, Monica directly supported Julia Olson, the Chief Legal Counsel of the high-profile “Juliana vs. United States" climate change case where twenty-one youth are suing the U.S. government. In this role, she wrote daily memos, compiled content for presentations, coordinated interviews with major news/media outlets, and tracked team deliverables.

Monica holds a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley. Her primary focus throughout her undergraduate career was on sustainable development and environmental justice. In 2017, she was selected as a Fellow for the Gender, Equity, and the Environment Program at the Sierra Club. Prior to that, she was a blog contributor with the Worldwatch Institute.


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