Vivian Chang is an campaign specialist with the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. In her role, she helps defend scientific integrity in the federal government, using an intersectional lens to organize communities.
Prior to joining UCS, Vivian worked for Solstice Initiative, a nonprofit startup focused on energy equity and community shared solar for low-income households. Before that, she drafted model legislation on community solar in New Jersey as a graduate consultant with GRID Alternatives. Vivian is also a two-time AmeriCorps VISTA member.
She earned a B.S. in biological physics and B.A. in Hispanic studies from Carnegie Mellon University, and an M.P.A. in environmental policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.