Simonne Li

Simonne Li '10 MPA '14 from Alpharetta, Ga., and a graduate in chemistry with certificates in Environmental studies and materials, focused her first year in the MPA program on development studies and pursues a certificate in the Program on Science, Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP). After an undergraduate focus on solar cells and flexible energy-producing materials, Li now works primarily on the role of climate-change technology cooperation among major states. As part of the SINSI program, Li interned at the Environmental Protection Agency where she worked on greenhouse gas-reducing technology in the U.S. She began her fellowship at the Office of the Advisor to the Secretary of State on Science, Environment and Technology issues. Li's second rotation was at U.S. Embassy Brasilia's Office of the Science Attache' followed by a placement at Embassy Beijing and Consulate General Shanghai and, finally at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She was awarded her MPA in June 2014.