Isabela is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment pursuing dual specializations in Business and Policy with a focus on climate finance in the Global South. After finishing her undergraduate degree in environmental studies, she embarked on a 12-month funded travel gap year studying climate-smart agriculture globally, with a focus on Southeast Asia and Latin America. She runs an environmental blog at www.isabelavalencia.com. Previously she worked at various environmental think tanks on REDD+ and value chain projects. She holds a BA in environmental studies from Wellesley College and has language proficiency in six languages.