Yuval Baharav is an Associate Director of Extreme Heat Initiatives at the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center at the Atlantic Council. Baharav leads innovation opportunities, monitoring and evaluation, stakeholder guidance, and publications on Arsht-Rock’s Heat Health Early Warning System. She also supports the Center’s Gender and Health Initiative and Policy and Finance Initiative through international event and COP preparation and authoring peer reviewed publications and stakeholder guidance for public and private sector implementers.
Prior to joining the Center, Baharav worked on domestic electric vehicle and charging infrastructure policy, identifying policy gaps and solutions that would enable more effective and resilient electric vehicle charging networks. From 2016 to 2017, she served as a community organizer with immigrant communities and led year-long youth development, food security, and individual resilience programs and workshops for over 120 children and teenagers.
Baharav graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, San Diego with a BS in cognitive behavioral neuroscience and a minor in philosophy.