Nikki Burnett is a Senior Associate on the U.S. Climate Alliance’s Communications Team, where she supports the development and execution of the Alliance’s digital media strategy, media engagement, and member state support. Prior to this role, Burnett was a Communications Officer with C40 Cities, working closely with the organization’s Communications and Events, North America, and Transport Teams as well as member cities to provide communications support facilitating the uptake of zero–emission vehicles. Previously, Burnett earned a graduate degree in Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California (USC) and crafted digital storytelling strategies for USC’s Center on Public Diplomacy and the Pacific Council on International Policy in Los Angeles. She also holds a B.A. in International Studies from American University in Washington, DC.