Milen Yishak is a consultant with the Climate Security Expert network. She holds a B.A. in Government (major) and International Relations (minor) from Smith College (USA) and MA in Global Environmental Policy from American University's School of International Service. She was United Nations Association of the National Capital Graduate Fellow of the UN Association of the Capital Area in 2018. She has over a decade (in total) of experience working with Nonprofits and Associations. Originally from Eritrea and Ethiopia, she lives in Washington DC, USA.