Maylina is an associate fellow at the United Nations System Staff College. She supports the peace & security team in the areas of climate sensitive programming, integrated analysis and data analytics for sustaining peace.
Prior to joining the Staff College, Maylina worked as climate change specialist at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome where she supported countries in the definition, implementation and revision of their climate commitments - the Nationally Determined Contributions - under the Paris Agreement. She also contributed to climate change projects in a previous role as junior policy analyst for the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change in Canada.
Maylina holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Development and Globalization with Minor in Law from the University of Ottawa and a Master's Degree in International Security from Université Laval.