Aditi Bansal was a Research and Policy Analyst at the Clean Energy Transition Institute from June 2020-June 2021. She received her Master's in Sustainability Management from Columbia University in 2020. Her graduate studies focused on climate justice and energy access in resettlement camps. She also specializes in policy research and development for renewable energy programs, with a focus on low-income inclusion. Her other research interests include climate migration, disaster risk and resilience, and climate adaptation.
Aditi's interdisciplinary background in science, community development, and social justice brings a unique lens to her work. As an immigrant to the United States, she brings a valuable perspective to the climate justice field, enabling her to center lives of people disproportionately impacted by climate change and bear witness to the injustices they face.
Aditi holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Development Studies from the Ohio State University. Her other passions include mutual-aid work, pastels, poetry, cooking, biking, and her two cats.