EnergySourceFeb 24, 2023
Lula is back. Are Brazil’s climate credentials?
By Lizi Bowen, Maia Sparkman, William Tobin
Lula's return to office in Brazil heralded a renewed commitment to environmental stewardship. But steps must be taken to ensure that renewal becomes as concrete and effective as possible.
Lizi Bowen is an associate director with the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center (GEC), where she manages digital communications strategy and engagement for the center’s diverse portfolio of programs, events, and publications.
With the mission to advance global energy security and accelerate pathways to net-zero emissions, she oversees the GEC’s bi-weekly newsletter, PowerPlay, its social media channels, and webpages, reaching thousands of stakeholders and global energy and climate experts. She also supports the development and execution of high-profile international events including the Global Energy Forum held annually in the United Arab Emirates.
Prior to joining the Council, she worked for the Pan American Development Foundation where she worked closely with a team throughout Latin America and the Caribbean to implement and design an organization-wide branding strategy. She also worked at the National Democratic Institute and Consortium for Electoral and Political Process Strengthening where she was responsible for implementing communications efforts and content on a global scale.
Lizi holds bachelor’s degrees in political science and global studies from the University of New Haven, with a focus on Latin American studies and a minor in graphic design. She is a certified digital marketing professional from the Digital Marketing Institute and a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society.