Priscilla is an international development professional dedicated to nurturing healthy, sustainable, and resilient communities by applying a justice-lens to multi-sectoral social and environmental challenges and serving historically marginalized and vulnerable populations. She is currently serving as a Project Specialist II for WRI’s Climate Resilience Practice in the Center for Equitable Development. 

Prior to WRI, Priscilla was the Senior Practice Associate for the Water, Energy, and Sustainable Cities Practice at Chemonics International, where she assisted in advancing the company’s technical excellence globally in these sectors through support for project performance, program development, and industry outreach. Since 2019, she has contributed to multi-million-dollar proposals that focus on an array of urban, social, environmental, and service delivery issues in different regions, such as Southern Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, South and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands. To date, she has focused on technical sectors including climate change adaptation, water resources and governance, renewable energy, and urban resilience. She is especially passionate about confronting global inequality and spatial injustice, advancing resilience in vulnerable geographies, and exploring liberatory approaches to social and environmental justice within global development. 

Priscilla is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning with a focus on International Development Planning at Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies. She is a graduate of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, where she received her Bachelor’s in Government and International Politics and Global Affairs.

Priscilla resides in Northern Virginia, and in her free time, she enjoys spending time in nature, trying new recipes, and celebrating her West Indian heritage through cultural events and carnivals.