Molly Gilligan

Molly Gilligan is a Fellow working with the GGO, focusing on the Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform. Molly recently earned her Master’s degree in Environmental Policy at Bard Center for Environmental Policy; her thesis developed a methodology to quantify a vulnerability score for households in Uganda, with a particular focus on how water security contributes to vulnerability. Her thesis contributed to the African Environmental Stability Project (AESP). Through all that she has learned as part of the gender team, Molly was excited to bring gender considerations into this research project. Molly has policy experience through¬†a legislative internship in the United States Senate working on agriculture, energy, and environment issues in the office of a senator who serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee. Molly has a B.A. in Environmental Geology with a minor in Educational Studies from Colgate University.