Cassia is the Founder and CEO of Youth Climate Leaders, a social enterprise that trains and connects young people with networks and opportunities to start their careers as climate leaders. She is also member of the Regional Coordinating Committee (LatAm), UNDRR’s MCR2030 initiative: cities and climate change. Cassia has experience working on sustainable development and international cooperation in the public, private and third sectors. Previously, she has served as Deputy Executive Coordinator at the Brazilian Forum on Climate Change, and worked as consultant at CIVICUS, UNDP and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). Cassia holds a MPA in Development Practice degree from Columbia University.