Lea Rosenbohm is the Associate Director, External Affairs for the Woods Institute. Based in Washington, D.C., she plays a leading role in connecting the Woods community to policymakers and other key federal and international audiences. Previously, Lea served as director of operations and business strategies at Climate Advisers, a Washington-based organization focused on achieving a low-carbon economy. Lea has also held positions at the Brookings Institution, where she managed multi-disciplinary programs and helped launch the Energy Security Initiative, one of Brookings's first institution-wide policy initiatives, and at the German Marshall Fund of the United States where she played a key role in overseeing the Fund’s climate and energy program. Lea holds a master’s degree in public management with a focus on environmental policy from the University of Maryland and is a life long Marylander.