Dannie Dinh

Program Manager, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Columbia Climate School

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
Palisades, NY 10964


Dannie Dinh is a Program Manager at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) where she implements projects to improve water, food, and energy security through access to knowledge, technologies, and decision-making tools to strengthen resilience in the face of climate change. Currently, she is building a climate and environmental leadership program for youths in the Lower Mekong Delta region along with the Education Development Center (EDC) through the funding of the U.S. Mission to ASEAN’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI).

Dannie develops education/training frameworks, designs and develops training content, and implements other research activities for IRI Academy for Climate Services and other projects. Previously, she managed the Adapting Agriculture to Climate Today for Tomorrow (ACToday) project’s development, partner engagement, capacity building, and research activities in Vietnam. As a member of the Climate Society Community Outreach pro bono working group at IRI, Dannie contributes to programming and developing materials for local K-12, and public education and outreach efforts. Dannie is co-leading the Columbia Climate School Earth Network: Climate Education for a Resilient Future.

Dannie holds an M.A in Climate and Society degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, a M.P.A in Environmental Science and Policy degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Political Science degree from Baylor University.