Chunni (Dorothy) SongCommunications Intern
Chunni (Dorothy) Song is the Communications Intern at the Planetary Health Alliance. She is a first-year graduate student studying international relations at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), focusing on climate change, renewable energy, and sustainable development. She also holds a bachelor's degree in international affairs with a concentration in international economics and a minor in psychological and brain sciences from George Washington University (GWU).
Ms. Song has interned at the National Center for Sustainable Development (NCSD) and has been participating in the first gravity energy storage project between the U.S. and China since the project's inception. Based on her experience and further reading, Dorothy wrote a review paper independently, summarizing the project's progress, features, functions, and values. She has also collaborated with the George H.W. Bush Foundation as an X-Gen Program participant in the climate change focus group and contributed to fact-checking a report titled "U.S. and Chinese Approaches to Clean Energy Transition," published on their website.
At GWU, Ms. Song serves as the president (2022-2023) of the China Development Student Think Tank (CDSTT), a non-partisan organization focused on topics associated with international affairs such as economic concerns, political reform, and global development. She has also joined and served as the director of internal affairs (2022-2023) and as an analyst (2020-2022) for Compass: Impact Investing Advisory Group, which collaborates with environmentally-focused companies and organizations.