Senior Education Program Manager and Registrar
Molly is the Senior Education Program Manager and Registrar of the Institute. She provides knowledge management and monitoring and evaluation expertise on a number of the Institute’s capacity-building initiatives and services. She also manages course enrollment, registration and learner support for the Institutes extensive training course curriculum. Molly currently leads research on developing GHG MRV frameworks and indicators for improving climate change interventions in developing countries.
Molly is also an experienced AFOLU carbon offset project developer and has delivered IPCC 2006 guidelines training for forestry and IPCC software. Molly co-led the development of the Forestry and Agriculture policy GHG impact assessment guidance for the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT).
For over 15 years, she has facilitated climate change mitigation development with a variety of federal, state, and non-governmental organizations, as well as local stakeholder groups and universities. Molly holds a M.S. in Forest Management from the University of Wisconsin, Madison where her research focused on ecosystem and industrial carbon budget analysis. Currently, she lends her expertise at the editorial office for the peer-reviewed journal Carbon Management and serves as the vice president of the Wild Rockies Field Institute board of directors. Molly has been recognized for her work by the U.S. EPA, City of Missoula Mayor’s Office, New Leaders Council and Women’s Voices for the Earth.
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Umemiya, C., White, M., Amellina, A., and Shimizu, N. National greenhouse gas inventory capacity: An assessment of Asian developing countries. Environmental Science and Policy 78, 2017, pp.66-73.
White, M.K. Carbon Offsets: Understanding the Variety. International Society of Sustainability Professionals: Insight (June 2010).
White, M.K., Gower, S.T., and Ahl, D.E. Life-cycle inventories of round wood production in Wisconsin – Inputs into an industrial forest carbon budget. Forest Ecology and Management 219(1), 2005, pp.13-28.