Chandra LegdesogLeaders Asia-Pacific 2023
Project Manager, F.S.M. Dept. of Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Management (DECEM)
Federated States of Micronesia
Chandra Legdesog is the project manager for the Federated States of Micronesia’s National Department of Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Management. In this capacity, Chandra is in charge of the Third National Communication to the UNFCCC, a United Nations project that details her country’s climate mitigation, vulnerability to climate change, and adaptation measures, in addition to the challenges the nation faces in achieving sustainable development. As part of this role, she also works to ensure that the national department continues to serve and uplift local communities in ways that respect culture, values, and heritage. Chandra believes sustainable development is vital in a changing environment and is committed to joining hands with those at the forefront of sustainability efforts to work toward a future of healthy islands.