Eleanor Blomstrom is Program Director and Head of Office at Women Environment & Development Organization (WEDO),where she manages internal and external relationships and partnerships, including with staff, funders and coalition, and project partners. She works together with staff in strategic development, implementation and monitoring of WEDO programs. With a women’s human rights and justice lens, her focus is on sustainable development, climate change and urbanization, incorporating research, capacity building, and global-level advocacy at multiple UN fora, including the UNFCCC and 2030 agenda for sustainable development. She supports WEDO’s long-standing role of facilitating space for women’s organizing and action as co-lead of the Women’s Major Groups for Sustainable Development and for Disaster Risk Reduction. Prior to WEDO, she worked on climate change projects ranging from green roofs to waste management to adaptation, and on community development projects in the areas of agriculture and women’s empowerment in Nicaragua and Nigeria. Her current work is informed by a professional background in bilingual elementary education with a focus on race and gender equity in public schools. Eleanor holds a Master of International Affairs in Urban and Environmental Policy and a Bachelor degree in Environmental Sciences.