Galen joined Rhodium from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. At Duke, she taught a course on global climate policy, led students to the United Nations climate negotiations, and worked with a community in Puerto Rico to develop a solar-plus-storage microgrid. Galen has worked as a Junior Associate for the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, focusing on utility-scale energy storage and wind trade policies. She has also served as an organizing director for environmental campaigns in Pennsylvania and California. Galen holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a Master’s of Environmental Management from Duke University, where she also received certificates in International Development Policy and Climate Science and Applications.