Miranda Massie Director, Climate Museum (NYC)
Miranda Massie the Climate Museum's Director. In 2014, she left a career in social justice law to start laying the groundwork for the Museum. As a civil rights impact litigator, her honors include Fletcher Foundation, W.E.B. Dubois Institute, and Harvard Law School Wasserstein Public Interest Fellowships, as well as a Mentorship-in-Residence at Yale Law School. Her previous board service includes a Head Start organization for migrant farm families and the Center for Popular Democracy. Miranda holds a J.D. from New York University, an M.A. from Yale University, and B.A. from Cornell University. Her numerous Climate Museum guest teaching engagements include the Masters programs in Interaction Design at the School of Visual Arts, in Museum Studies at NYU, in Architecture and Landscape Architecture at RISD, and in Climate and Society at Columbia University. Miranda is active within several global coalitions focused on climate-oriented work in museums. She speaks frequently on the need to integrate programming on the climate crisis across the cultural sector.