Caroline Ott

Fletcher School of Tufts University
Class of 2015


Caroline is a recent graduate of The Fletcher School where she received a Master’s in development economics and international environment & resource policy. Caroline most recently worked for the Africa Bureau at the United States Agency for international development, where her responsibilities included designing and delivering presentations on the Feed the Future Africa portfolio, and convening a technical dialogue on growth and transformation in African agriculture.

Prior to attending Fletcher, Caroline worked as a strategy consultant at California Environmental Associates. In this position, Caroline designed and evaluated programs with a range of environmental objectives, including biodiversity conservation, sustainable fishing, and climate change mitigation. Caroline also worked as a carbon and water markets analyst for the nonprofit Ecosystem Marketplace. In this role, Caroline served as the co-author of “State of Watershed Payments 2010” and a contributing author of “State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2009.”

Caroline received her bachelor’s degree in economics (cum laude) from Barnard College, Columbia University.