Ms. Xi Xi received a Bachelor’s degree with Latin Honor from Wellesley College in the United States, where she majored in Mathematics and minored in Environmental Studies. After graduation, she worked at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) as an Investment Analyst. During her time at MassCEC, she evaluated investment and grant applications from cleantech start-ups and university labs. Afterwards, she joined Abt Associates, a policy consulting firm, where she worked as an Analyst whose clients are offices of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She spent most of her time on climate change-related programs such as the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program, where she lead the team’s work in data and policy analysis, as well as implementing machine learning techniques in the context of policy and research.