Lauren Sorkin is the 100 Resilient Cities Platform Director and is a climate change and knowledge management specialist. Lauren spent six years working with the Asian Development Bank promoting climate responsive development in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to this she worked to promote conservation and green infrastructure in Latin America, in particular the Andean Amazon. Prior to joining ADB, Lauren worked with the USAID Eco-Asia Clean Development and Climate Program facilitating in-person and virtual knowledge sharing between clean energy experts in China, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Lauren has also worked with the European Commission and the Worldwatch Institute where she published work on Biofuels, trans-boundary water management, climate change, infant mortality and HIV/AIDS.