Margaux Granat is a Program Officer for the GGO and provides support in all areas of development and implementation for numerous projects. She is a technical program professional with international experience in sustainable development, specializing in providing technical analysis, support, and capacity building in climate science and policy at national and international levels. Margaux is based in Washington, D.C. and joined IUCN as an intern while completing her M.S. Degree from Bard College.
Prior to IUCN, Margaux enjoyed serving with the Peace Corps in Armenia, promoting environmental justice and sustainable development through educational outreach, capacity building, and policy programs. Her tenures as a high school environmental science teacher, environmental youth-leadership director, and Environment California program coordinator laid the foundation for her work in this sector and demonstrate her commitment to engaging the next generation to find solutions.
Margaux holds a Master of Science Degree in Climate Science and Policy from Bard College, where she focused on the intersection of climate, energy, gender, and financing mechanisms. She also earned a Master of Education Degree in Earth Science and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Margaux is an avid traveler with a goal of visiting all 59 U.S. National Parks. She also enjoys cooking with friends, going to art galleries, and taking pictures of her cats, Fitz and Zelda.