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Elizabeth Smith


Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth Smith is an intern in the SIPRI Climate Change and Risk Programme. Her current research focuses on climate change and peacebuilding. 

Previously, Elizabeth was a trainee at a Swiss impact investor, where she worked on a team investing in gender equality and climate change resilience, among other areas. She recently graduated as a member of the inaugural MSc class in Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics. There, she was awarded a distinction on her dissertation, which analyzed the potential in and implications of integrating climate change into the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. Additionally, she completed her BA in Geography at Dartmouth College. During her undergraduate degree, she interned at an NGO in India focusing on girls’ empowerment, worked as a research assistant on a project studying the political ecology of dam removals and environmental restoration in Dartmouth’s Geography department, and studied in France and the Czech Republic.

Subject expertise

Gender, Climate Change, Human Security, the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, Peacebuilding

English, French

BA in Geography, from Dartmouth College; MSc in Women, Peace and Security, from the London School of Economics and Political Science

United States