Leah Germer was a Transatlantic Fellow at Ecologic Institute from September 2011 to August 2012. Her work focused on the agriculture and biodiversity policy of the European Union (EU) and information management. Leah Germer is a native English speaker, is fluent in German, and has a working knowledge of Spanish.
Leah Germer was primarily involved in the Greek and Chinese case studies for the EU research project LEDDRA within the 7th Framework Programme (FP7), focusing on the impacts of soil and water policy on land and ecosystem degradation in these countries. She also coauthored a conference paper on climate change and migration for the Interparliamentary Dialogue on Climate Change in Relation to Peace and Security in Africa held by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Ethiopia.
Leah Germer completed a BA in history at Columbia University, where she focused on the history of human rights and conflict. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in international affairs in the US.