Zhen Han received her PhD in Ecology at Cornell University, with her research focusing on nutrient cycling in agro-ecosystems. Specifically, she conducted quantitative synthesis and field measurements to investigate the impact of various agricultural management practices on nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas.
Zhen is interested in climate change mitigation and adaptation, international development and data for social good. She is currently working as a data analytics manager for a small mission-driven consulting firm in Seattle. She contributed to Project Drawdown as a Research Fellow. She has experience working in multiple international organizations including United Nations Environment Programme, PATH and Winrock International.