Elisabeth Gawthrop holds a BS in environmental science from Indiana University and an MA in climate and society from Columbia University. Between undergraduate and graduate school she was the projects coordinator for Indiana University’s Office of Sustainability. As a master’s student she completed an internship with NASA and IRI researching the connection between climate and meningitis in sub-Saharan Africa, and she served as a teaching assistant for an undergraduate climate science lab.
Role at IRI
Gawthrop promotes the work of the IRI by writing web stories, managing social media accounts, producing multimedia projects, and assisting with website maintenance. She also helps teams with design and editing of reports, posters, and other materials.