First, Congress must allocate the $3 billion for international climate adaptation pledged by the President’s Emergency Plan for Adaptation and Resilience (PREPARE) annually by 2024. This will support the vast...
February 2, 2024
Jocelyn Perry is the senior advocate and program manager of the climate displacement program at Refugees International. She has over a decade of experience working in advocacy, policymaking, research, and direct service on climate change and with displaced populations. Most recently, Jocelyn managed a research theme on migration, urbanization, and climate change at the University of Pennsylvania’s global public policy hub, connecting research with policymakers and practitioners. She also served as a Fulbright Public Policy Fellow with the Government of Malawi, working for their Department of Refugees and in Dzaleka Refugee Camp.
Jocelyn received her BA in International Relations and Hispanic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, and MPhil in International Relations and Politics with Distinction from the University of Cambridge as a Gates Scholar. She is currently completing a part-time Doctorate in Public Policy at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, focusing on stakeholder involvement in municipal climate adaptation planning across the United States.