Gemma Holt was a joint Master in Public Policy and Master in Urban Planning candidate at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Graduate School of Design. At the Belfer Center, she was a Belfer Young Leader. She studied Environmental Policy at Williams College, where she wrote an honors thesis on the development of the Arctic Council. She was the recipient of a Fulbright research grant to study Arctic sustainable development in Finland. Before attending Harvard, Gemma worked as a nonprofit management consultant doing strategic business planning and research for organizations across the sector. Her research interests include science-policy interactions in international governance, the development of sustainable urban infrastructure, and institutional responses to polar environmental change. 

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