Sedina Sinanovic is a program associate for the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2022, she was a fellow with the Schmidt Family Foundation where she researched climate change implications on human rights and its intersections with conflict, migration, and climate justice issues. She has previously worked at the California Energy Commission and in non-profit consulting. She holds a master’s degree in international studies with a focus on global Governance, justice, and human rights from the University of San Francisco, a graduate certificate in international security from Harvard Extension School, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from California State University, Sacramento.