Erica Dodds, Ph.D., serves as Turn Forward’s Head of Team Impact and Operations. She has worked in the climate space for seven years, spending most of that time as the COO of a climate restoration advocacy nonprofit. Previously, Erica’s career focused on evaluation and international development. She holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Evaluation and an M.A. in International Development Administration. Erica’s lifelong interest in poverty reduction led her to study abroad in West Africa, intern with an NGO in rural India, and work for the Evaluation Office of the International Labour Organization in Geneva. Seeing the impact of climate change on poor and marginalized communities drives Erica’s commitment to effective climate action today.