Jessica Seddon

The initiative is led by Jackson Senior Fellow Jessica Seddon, whose work on environmental governance focuses on how new sources of data can be leveraged to enable new (and more sustainable) ways of interacting with the environment around us. Her career in India and the U.S. spans academic, program leadership, and strategic advisory roles focused on institutional design for integrating science into policy and social initiatives.

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Affiliated Student Organization

Jackson Development, Environment, Society and Climate

Jackson Development, Environment, Society and Climate (DESC) is dedicated to being a part of ongoing discussions about climate and developmental policies. The student group aims to engage Jackson School students, faculty, and senior fellows interested in policy topics that intersect with the environment, climate, and development. The group provides diverse learning and networking opportunities and helps build professional relationships with industry experts. They collaborate with climate, environmental, and developmental policy communities at Jackson, Yale, and beyond.