Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

Gina Fiorile

CLEAN Program and Communication Coordinator

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  • B.S., University of Vermont, 2018
  • M.A., George Mason University, 2021
Affiliated Department
CIRES Education & Outreach

Research Interests

Gina Fiorile-Desranleau is the CLEAN (Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network) Program and Communication Coordinator at CIRES. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont and an M.A. in Science Communication from George Mason University. In her former roles, she has worked at the U.S. Geological Survey's National Climate Adaptation Science Center as a Science Communication Specialist, at the Center for Climate Change Communication's Program on Climate and Health at George Mason University, and in non-profit climate education and program coordination roles. This work earned her recognition from the EPA and from The White House, as a Champion of Change for Climate Education and Literacy. She has served as a US delegate to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change's Conference of Parties at both COP 21 in Paris and COP 26 in Glasgow and is recognized as a "Global 30 Under 30" leader in Environmental Education by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). She was recently awarded the Joe Witte Special Recognition in Science Communication Leadership Award and currently serves on the Leadership Board for the CLEAN Network and the Youth Climate Summit Program with The Wild Center, and Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks.

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About CECA

CECA connects and creates a supportive environment for graduate students and postdocs who come from various academic units to do research in CIRES.