Samantha Harris focuses on climate resilience and emissions reductions for BSR’s climate change practice and related work with the We Mean Business coalition. Before joining BSR, she worked on the Climate Action Network policy team, where she drove the development of common positions for hundreds of NGOs during international climate negotiations, focusing on short-term mitigation action, a long-term global goal, climate finance, and low-carbon technology. Harris was previously at the NGO Islands First, advising Pacific small island states on climate change and oceans policy. She began her career as one of the first paralegals in the enforcement division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Women and Climate Change: Vulnerable Victims or Empowered Agents of Resilience? (Moderator)