Elisheva received a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment in 2020. Her coursework focused on the intersection of corporate sustainability strategy and renewable energy development. She is particularly interested in the role of businesses in accelerating the global clean energy transition. Elisheva also served as an Editorial Research Assistant for the Yale Environment 360 online magazine, conducting research on potential story topics and fact-checking articles for publication.
Prior to attending Yale, Elisheva worked with the Climate and Clean Energy team at the Natural Resources Defense Council, where she contributed to climate policy analyses, wrote blog posts on climate action across the U.S., and co-authored a report on clean energy in the rural Midwest. She has also conducted legal research for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environmental Crimes Section, assisting with the prosecution of criminal violations of environmental statutes. In addition, Elisheva gained valuable environmental experience working at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Center for Environmental Education Research at the National Council for Science and the Environment. She spent a year teaching English and volunteering in communities across Israel, and enjoys hiking and traveling to National Parks in the U.S. and abroad.
Elisheva holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park.