Nabilah Islam serves as Program Associate for the Land, Water and Climate Justice team at AJWS. A New York City native, she holds a B.A. in Anthropology from CUNY Hunter College, and an M.A. in Climate and Society from Columbia University. Prior to joining AJWS, Nabilah worked with Columbia’s International Research Institute as a researcher based in Bangladesh. There she collaborated with local partners in identifying entry points for climate services to support rural farmer and fisher activities, with a mission to achieve sustainable development goals and promote food security. Nabilah has worked with GlacierHub and the Center for Constitutional Rights, and she’s an advocate for sustainable climate change adaptation, human rights and welfare, and strengthening community resilience.