Jenna Tipaldo is a PhD student in Environmental and Planetary Health Sciences at the CUNY School of Public Health. Also working toward a certificate in Demography from the CUNY Graduate Center, her research focuses on the health impacts of climate change and environmental justice concerns in urban settings using geographic information systems (GIS). She is an Adjunct Lecturer in statistics at Hunter College and a fellow with the New York City Panel on Climate Change’s Health Working Group. She received her undergraduate degree in Human Biology and Psychology from Hunter College through the Macaulay Honors College, and has worked as a grant coordinator for the Baruch Climate Scholars program and a lab manager at Baruch College. She has also published writing and podcasts with PBS, StarTalk, and Sunrise Movement NYC.