Climate Action Summit

Rebecca Kiernan

Principal Resilience Planner, City of Pittsburgh

Rebecca Kiernan is a Principal Resilience Planner with the City of Pittsburgh, where she works on developing and implementing initiatives such as the ONEPGH Resilience Strategy and Investment Prospectus, Pittsburgh Equity Indicators Reports, Roadmap to Zero Waste, and supporting the City’s Climate Action Plan. Her position focuses on building social, ecological, economic, and physical resilience to city-wide shocks and stresses. Rebecca was previously Sustainability Coordinator for the Township of Moon, worked in coastal livelihoods restoration in Indonesia, and has 7 years of experience in education and facilitation. She holds a BA in education from SUNY Geneseo, and an MS in Public Policy and Management with a focus on Environmental Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. She’s a board member of Three Rivers Waterkeepers and serves on the City’s Shade Tree Commission.

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