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Lilli Carlsen

Lilli Carlsen

Communications Assistant
Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Humanities and Sciences

Lilli (she/her) is a communications assistant at the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions. She joined the team in February 2021. As a communications assistant, she develops social media content, writes news stories about current and upcoming ocean initiatives, and supports the COS team in sharing their research. 

Lilli is a coterm master’s student in the Earth Systems, Environmental Communication Program. She received her B.A. in International Relations with a minor in Human Rights.  She is interested in the intersection of human rights and environmental issues for coastal and island communities. While at Stanford, Lilli studied abroad in Palau, Florence and Oxford. At Oxford, she completed a tutorial on climate justice and indigenous rights. Her graduate studies now focus on intersectional environmental justice and environmental policy. 

In her free time Lilli loves surfing, swimming, and dancing hula. She hopes to use her communication skills to uplift people who depend on the ocean and ocean resources.