Olivia Won

2022 UCSC Intern


Olivia Won (she/her/hers) is a graduate student currently pursuing an M.S. in the Coastal Science and Policy Program at University of California, Santa Cruz. Originally from Oakland, California, Olivia is passionate about restoring, conserving, and protecting the lands and waters of her home state. Her research focuses on assessing and advancing social equity considerations in nature-based climate change adaptation initiatives.

During her internship, Olivia will support the Equity and Living Shorelines project on report finalization and outreach.

Prior to starting graduate school, Olivia worked on a variety of socio-ecological restoration initiatives as a Doris Duke Conservation Scholar at the University of Washington and an intern with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. She received her B.A. from Wesleyan University, double majoring in Science in Society Program and Environmental Studies.

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