Policy & Communications Intern
Ronnie is a junior in the Honors Program at the George Washington University pursuing a Bachelor's in International Affairs with a focus on Environmental Studies and Sustainability. As the co-founder of Fiesta4Hope, Inc., a 501(c)(3) combating poverty and natural disaster impacts in Puerto Rico, she has nearly three years of experience in nonprofit management. Ronnie is passionate about renewable energy and oversaw the installation of a solar power system on Fiesta4Hope's partner community center in Puerto Rico, acting as a liaison between local organizers and benefactors in California. She recently worked as a Research Apprentice to Dr. Marcus D. King, with whom she co-authored an article published by the Center for Climate and Security on water weaponization and climate change in the MENA region. Currently, she is working on a team, partnered with the Global Mentoring Initiative, to create a Localization Index that will rank International Nongovernmental Organizations.