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Shalini Vajjhala

Founder & CEO of re:focus partners

Dr. Shalini Vajjhala is the founder and CEO of re:focus partners, a design firm dedicated to developing integrated resilience solutions and innovative public-private partnerships for vulnerable communities around the world, including the <a href="http://www.reinvestinitiative.org/" target="_hplink">RE.invest Initiative</a> and <a href="http://rms.com/about/newsroom/press-releases/press-detail/2015-12-09/the-rebound-program-develops-new-resilience-bond" target="_hplink">RE.bound Program</a>. Previously, she was a Visiting Associate Professor of Environmental Policy at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and served as Special Representative of the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/jius/" target="_hplink">US-Brazil Joint Initiative on Urban Sustainability</a> in the Office of Administrator Lisa Jackson at the US Environmental Protection Agency.

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