Genora Givens supports the Climate and Land Use subprogram as a Research Analyst through UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business Philanthropy Fellowship. Genora primarily works with the Bioenergy, Palm Oil, and Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Conservation strategy teams on monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Prior to joining the Foundation, Genora was an Environmental Grantmakers Association Fellow at Clean Water Action researching the impact of oil and gas production on U.S. water quality and quantity. Her interests include land use law and watershed protection, as well as the development of methods to incorporate understandings of social vulnerability and inequity into analysis of geographic risk and watershed management and planning.
Genora graduated from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies with a Master of Environmental Management and holds a B.A. from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.