Funder Engagement Officer
Water Funder Initiative
Master of Environmental Management2016
Linh Tran is currently a Funder Engagement Officer at the Water Funder Initiative. Prior to that, she was a Consultant at Ares Management. She graduated from the Master of Environmental Management at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES) focused on cross-sector approaches to energy efficiency and water resources management. At FES, she combined the specializations in Business and the Environment and Environmental Policy Analysis. At CBEY, she managed the Blueprint webinar team and wrote for the Clean Energy Finance Forum.
Prior to Yale, Linh gained broad experience in nonprofits, government, philanthropy, and civic engagement to advance equitable sustainability. She launched the California Energy Service Corps AmeriCorps Program, which increased the water and energy efficiency of over 7,300 low-income family homes in the first year. At the Compton Foundation, she served as a Tom Ford Fellow and evaluated water, rural sustainability, and climate programs. She has advanced environmental and social change with the Presidio Trust of San Francisco and Farmworker Institute for Education, Leadership and Development (FIELD) and as the Stanford Habitat for Humanity Home Head Coordinator and Run Race Director.
Linh also holds a BA degree in Human Biology with a concentration in conservation and sustainable development from Stanford University.