Climate Equity Associate
Grace Linczer is a Climate Equity Associate at CATF where she contributes to research exploring how the clean energy transition can contribute to justice and equity, especially for disenfranchised and underserved communities, while achieving our midcentury climate goals. Grace’s research focuses on the challenges facing disenfranchised and underserved communities, the compounding effects of inequity, and best practices for engaging communities in a just clean energy transition.
Grace joined Clean Air Task Force after graduating with a Master of Public Administration from the School of Public Policy at Central European University in Vienna, Austria. During her graduate program, Grace conducted a year-long project with the International Institute for Sustainable Development to deepen the analytical power of their Energy Policy Tracker, a dataset monitoring over 1,500 energy subsidy policies implemented globally during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to her time at CEU, Grace worked as Membership Engagement Manager for the free expression advocacy organization PEN America. In this role, Grace built out the PEN Across America program, engaging communities across the U.S. in advocacy efforts to defend press freedom and civil discourse. Prior to this, Grace worked on the Member Mobilization team at Amnesty International USA and as an AmeriCorps member in her hometown of South Bend, IN. In addition to an MPA, Grace holds a BA in Anthropology and International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame.