Grace Ochs recently graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Environmental Studies and Public Policy. Grace is originally from the Central Valley, where she first became interested in climate policy from seeing first hand the negative impacts of climate change on her community. Formerly, Grace led educational programming and outreach at the Berkeley Student Food Collective, a nonprofit organization working to provide local, sustainable, and culturally appropriate food to the Berkeley community. She has also worked in corporate sustainability at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and supported environmental policy research at the American Association of Port Authorities. Today, she is the Project and Communications Coordinator at the nonprofit Next 10 where she works to support the development of research on climate related issues in California.