Caroline Adelman

Pronouns: she/her

Associate Director, Strategic Communications and Media Relations, Communications, Columbia Climate School


Caroline has more than twenty years of experience in communications, events and issues management. Before joining the Climate School communications team, she served for more than six years as media relations director at Columbia's office of public affairs. Caroline has worked at a high level in political communications, including as a spokesperson on five presidential campaigns. Her government work includes serving as a lead spokesperson for the United States Attorney General and on the communications staff on Capitol Hill. Prior to coming to Columbia in 2016, Caroline lived in Singapore where she was the wife of the U.S. Ambassador. She was once a professional chocolate taster.