Mariana Fajardo Arboleda

Mariana Fajardo-Arboleda

La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Pronouns: She/Her

Inequalities and environmental migration

Mariana is a Ph.D. Student at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. She is interested in the relationship between inequality, vulnerable communities, and the climate change and biodiversity loss crisis. She is interested in tackling questions on the challenges and opportunities faced by countries in the tropics, especially in South America, to tackle environmental injustice.

Before joining IoES, she earned a bachelor’s in Biology at Los Andes University (Colombia), a master’s in Urban Planning with an environmental emphasis at EAFIT University (Colombia), and an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy at Columbia University (NYC). She has worked on several urban, environmental, and social policy projects with an interdisciplinary focus. She has experience in projects on deforestation in Latin America and the urgency to attack this problem.