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Tegan Blaine

Adjunct Lecturer


Tegan Blaine was the Senior Climate Change Advisor and Climate Change Team Leader in USAID’s Bureau for Africa, where she set the strategic direction for USAID’s climate change investments in Africa and oversaw a team that provided thought leadership and technical support to USAID missions on climate change.  She has also served as Vice President of the Life of the Extremes Impact Initiative at the National Geographic Society, worked on climate change and international development at McKinsey & Company, served as a policy advisor on water at the U.S. Department of State, and taught math and physics as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tanzania, East Africa.

Tegan has a Ph.D. in oceanography and climate from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and an Sc.B. in applied mathematics/biology from Brown University.  She is currently an independent consultant.