Jennifer Brown

Jenn Brown

Program Manager, Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy

Jenn Brown serves as the Project Manager for the Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy, situated within American University’s School of International Service. Her academic trajectory culminated in a Master of Arts in Global Environmental Policy from the American University School of International Service in Washington, D.C. This academic foundation ignited her commitment to fostering positive change in environmental policy and climate solutions.

During her graduate program, Jenn specialized in food and agriculture concerning industrialized supply chains. Her research horizons extended to pesticide usage in Costa Rica, Heir’s Property issues in the U.S. Deep South, and fisheries in North Carolina. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Hawaii.

Within the Institute’s collaborative ecosystem, Jenn has played an instrumental role in cultivating meaningful connections across diverse sectors. Through her co-leadership of the Carbon Removal Justice Fellowship’s inaugural cohort, she assumed a pivotal role in orchestrating fellow selection, agenda development, and logistical intricacies. Jenn’s proficiency extends to sculpting programmatic areas and workshops, her strategic vision helping to guide the Institute’s progression and future endeavors. Her adept management of a substantial budget further ensures seamless execution.

Jenn’s professional narrative took an intriguing twist prior to her role at the Institute. In 2012, she embarked on a unique odyssey within the maritime industry, fostering a distinct understanding of cultures and ecosystems through her global experiences aboard boats. Jenn’s repertoire includes skills in data analysis, research, project management, and organizational expertise. Her professional journey resonates as a testament to her unwavering commitment to cultivating a positive impact on our world.

Current Projects

• Carbon Justice Fellows Program