Jingyi is an associate in the Cities team within RMI’s US Program, specializing in federal funding guidance and building decarbonization. She played a key role in the development of the Local Energy Action Framework (LEAF), enabling local governments to comprehensively assess their current and future electricity requirements. She also codeveloped the Federal Funding Opportunities for Local Decarbonization (FFOLD) tool, empowering cities to navigate the available funding resources aligned with their decarbonization priorities.
Before joining RMI, Jingyi worked as an intern at the Global Resilient Cities Network while pursuing her master’s degree from the University of Chicago. In that role, she supported the design and development of a community of practice on urban heat and conducted city strategy gap assessments on climate adaptation and mitigation.
MPP, Specialization in Data Analytics, and Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Chicago
BA, Management, Renmin University of China
LEED Green Associate