Renée Leduc Clarke,
an active AMS Member,
is Founder and Principal of
in Washington, DC.
Previously, Ms Leduc Clarke worked for
Development Alternatives Inc
in Bethesda, Maryland.
There she was Chief of Party for a
United States Agency for International Development
project, in partnership with the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
that is focused on
an international collaborative effort to improve environmental management
and resilience to climate change by strengthening the capacity of governments
and other key stakeholders to integrate Earth observations and geospatial
technologies into decision making for sustainable development.
Ms Leduc Clarke worked closely with NASA's Marshall Spaceflight Center in
Huntsville, Alabama; regional environmental NGOs in Nairobi, Kenya and
Kathmandu, Nepal; and other locations in West Africa and Southeast Asia.
Before joining DAI, Ms. Leduc Clarke was the Director of Government Affairs and
International Environmental Strategy at
I M Systems Group Inc
in Rockville, Maryland.
IMSG is an environmental services firm that helps
governments manage the risks associated with the changing global
With 15 years of experience in international environmental and space
policy, she led IMSG's efforts to communicate with key leaders in both US
federal agencies and Congress. She led business development efforts
to build partnerships with environmental and space agencies in developing
countries as they work to tackle the impacts of climate change.
in Malawi and Zimbabwe, she lived nearly
two years in southern Africa, and has extensive travel experience and
awareness of the diverse cultures in Southern, East, and West Africa.
For more than seven years, she worked at the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
where she advised two Administrators on environmental satellite policy
and making environmental information more accessible to developing
countries for sustainable development.
In 2013 she was President of
Women in Aerospace
an organization with networks across the US, Canada, Europe and Africa
dedicated to expanding women's opportunities for leadership and
increasing their visibility in the aerospace community.
Ms. Leduc Clarke has a bachelor's degree in anthropology and biology from
in Lewiston, Maine, where she was an active elected
member of the college's Alumni Council. She also has a Master of Public Policy
degree, with a focus on international politics, from
in Washington, DC.
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