Dr. Katharine Wilkinson is a climate author, strategist, and teacher, working to heal the planet we call home. She is Vice President of Communication & Engagement at Project Drawdown, Senior Writer of the New York Times best-seller Drawdown, and Editor-in-Chief of The Drawdown Review.
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 1.8 million views, and she is co-editor of a forthcoming anthology of women’s climate wisdom with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. The Boston Globe dubbed her first book, Between God & Green, “a vitally important, even subversive, story.”
Katharine holds a doctorate in Geography & Environment from the University of Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and resides in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2019, TIME featured Katharine as one of 15 “women who will save the world.”
Outside of Science: Katharine enjoys riding and training horses, as well as a variety of recreational activities in the mountains.