Vice President of Communication & Engagement Project Drawdown
Dr. Katharine Wilkinson is an author, strategist, and teacher, working to heal the planet we call home. She is Vice President of Communication & Engagement at the nonprofit Project Drawdown and the Senior Writer of Drawdown — the New York Times bestseller on climate solutions. The Boston Globe dubbed Katharine’s first book, Between God & Green, “a vitally important, even subversive, story” for its exploration of climate change and evangelical Christianity. Known for her work at the intersection of climate, gender equality, and women’s leadership, Katharine’s TED Talk on the topic has more than 1.7 million views. She currently advises on Mary Robinson’s feminist climate podcast, Mothers of Invention, and is co-editing an anthology of women’s climate wisdom with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. In 2019, TIME featured Katharine as one of 15 “women who will save the world.” She speaks, moderates, and facilitates across diverse forums, including National Geographic, Skoll World Forum, and the United Nations. Katharine holds a doctorate in Geography & Environment from Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and resides in Atlanta, Georgia.