Zoë Linder-Baptie is the Resilience Projects Manager at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. Her work focuses on risk communication, coastal resilience, and improving local policies surrounding climate adaptation. Prior to joining the Risk Center, Zoe spent six years in New Orleans, LA where she developed an understanding for the importance of public engagement and bridging the gap between science and policy. Most recently she worked for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s office of Coastal and Land Use Planning and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. Zoe holds a BA in Urban Sociology and Environmental Studies from Hampshire college, as well as an MPP and MCRP from the Bloustein School at Rutgers University.