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Hope Thomson

June 1, 2022

Hope Thomson joined the EFC as a project director in April 2022. She focuses on providing technical assistance to utilities, as well as researching barriers and solutions to increasing water service connections in underserved areas. She earned her B.S. from … Continued

Yutong Qiu

May 31, 2022

Yutong Qiu is an environmental science and statistics double major in the UNC class of 2025. In addition, she is in the dual degree program for a Master’s in Information Science. At EFC, Yutong is working on creating dashboards and … Continued

Eva Ramirez-Flores

June 9, 2021

Eva graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill May 2021 with a B.S. in Environmental Science and is pursuing a Master’s in Information Science as part of Carolina’s Dual-Degree Environmental Informatics program. She is looking forward to discovering the different ways data science … Continued

Kimberly Kirkhart

June 9, 2021

Kimberly Kirkhart joined the EFC as a graduate research assistant in summer 2021. She received her B.S. in Finance from UNC Charlotte in 2018 and Masters in Climate Change & Society from NC State University in 2021. Currently, she assists … Continued

Radhika Kattula

May 10, 2021

Radhika is an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she is pursuing a double major in Economics and Environmental Studies with a concentration in sustainability. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time … Continued

Omid Barr

May 10, 2021

Omid Barr joined the Environmental Finance Center in 2020 as a graduate research assistant. He earned his B.S. from the University of Maryland in 2018, after which he interned with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In 2021 he completed his master’s … Continued

Julia Cavalier

May 10, 2021

Julia Cavalier joined the Environmental Finance Center in 2018. Prior to joining the EFC, Julia had 15 years of experience in the water sector and 13 of those years spent with the Public Water Supply Section of the North Carolina … Continued

Austin Thompson

June 22, 2018

Austin Thompson joined the EFC at UNC in 2018 as a Project Director. In this role, she conducted applied research and provides technical assistance and training for environmental service providers. Thompson holds a BS in Biological Sciences from the University … Continued