Crystal Chissell manages engagement and research fellowships at Project Drawdown. In that role she connects individuals and organizations who share the goal of reversing global warming through collaboration. Crystal brings an interdisciplinary background in law, environmental science and business management to Project Drawdown. She has  advised a range of organizations, including small businesses, the City of Baltimore, and the Maryland Environmental Service, and served as Mayor of the Town of Highland Beach, Maryland. She has worked at the University of San Francisco and Bay Area arts organizations. Crystal holds a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, an M.S. in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University, an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco, and a B.A. in Journalism from Howard University.