Dieynabou Barry (she/her/hers) is a Climate Justice Lead with the Partnership. She supports affiliates to develop strategies and campaigns that build toward a Clean Energy Economy that sustains workers, communities, and the planet. Prior to joining the Partnership, Dieynabou led the Diverse and Inclusive Community for the Environment at Duke University where she contributed to the Nicholas School’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy and programming. In addition, while at Duke, she supported environmental justice communities in North Carolina who were overburdened by unregulated Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations by conducting scientific analyses and policy research. Dieynabou also has an international development background in energy access and international education with a specific focus in West Africa. In her work, she has built community coalitions in India, worked with teachers from over 30 countries, and traveled frequently to West Africa. Dieynabou Barry holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Management and Certificate in International Development Policy from Duke University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography and Sociology from Dartmouth College. Dieynabou lives in the Bronx, NY, her hometown, and enjoys spending time outdoors, meeting people from different walks of life, and watching cooking videos.
The Leadership of The Partnership and the Affiliates