Eleanor Blomstrom

Co-Director/Head of Office, Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)

Eleanor Blomstrom is Co-Director and Head of Office at the Women’s Environment & Development Organization(WEDO), based in New York. With a women’s human rights and justice lens, she focuses on sustainable development, climate change and urbanization, incorporating research, capacity building, and global-level advocacy at multiple UN fora, including the UNFCCC and 2030 sustainable development agenda. She supports WEDO’s long-standing role of facilitating space for women’s organizing and action as co-lead of the Women’s Major Groups for Sustainable Development and for Disaster Risk Reduction. Prior to WEDO, she worked on a range of climate change projects and in bilingual elementary education. She holds a Master of International Affairs in Urban and Environmental Policy.