Altinay Karasapan

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Program Associate

Hometown: Falls Church, Virginia

Altinay Karasapan serves as a Program Associate for NCEL. As one of NCEL’s newest staff members, she offers strong research, analysis, and communications skills specifically geared towards environmental policy. Altinay has a background in environmental non-profit work, having worked with the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and American Wind Energy Association. Through these professional experiences and her education, she has grown passionate about climate and clean energy policy, sustainable agriculture, and conservation. 

Altinay grew up in the greater Washington DC metro area and graduated in 2016 from Colby College with a BA in Environmental Policy. She enjoys spending time outdoors, drinking tea, and baking.