Ariane Colson

Project Officer, Women4Climate

C40 Cities

As C40's Women4Climate project officer, Ariane supports cities in launching mentoring programs dedicated to women and works to build a strong community of women leading urban climate action.

Prior to joining C40, Ariane interned at Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF), supporting their advocacy on gender and climate for COP26, which she attended as a member of the Women & Gender Constituency. She also contributed to the 6th Gender Just Climate Solution Award, which celebrates the most outstanding local climate actions that benefit from women’s leadership and promote gender equality.

Ariane has a degree in international affairs from Sciences Po Paris, France, where she focused on feminist and people-centered approaches to global affairs.