Juliet Oluoch is an ARIN fellow. She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources Management from the University of Nairobi (Hons). Her research interests are in the intersections of science, technology and urban sustainability politics; climate change and green economy and the intersections of urban informal settlement livelihoods. Most recently, she was nominated as the Global Focal Point for YOUNGO (Official Children & youth constituency of the UNFCCC) under the cities Working Group.
She is also a co-author of the Cities Climate Recovery research project aimed at investigating the development of climate action during recent years in an in-depth manner, within real-life contexts. The project is currently under publication. Juliet supports in writing of technical reports and conducting research interviews. She leads the ARIN fellowship program which has over 200 researchers across Sub- Saharan Africa who have been undertaking research in various fields to leverage knowledge in research excellence. She is tasked to coordinate peer learning among the researchers, organize workshops, and writing of joint proposals. Juliet is also a member of the C40 Cities where she is among the 14 youth representatives selected globally, Juliet has demonstrated a clear record of climate leadership while at C40 Cities. She co-authored the C40 cities youth playbook and a blog post with the c40 cities executive director. She was a panel speaker in a high-level panel discussion held in London during the International Air Quality Summit 2022, recorded a video with the Mayor of Freetown on how climate financing can help safeguard cities (featured by Brut media and c40 cities), contributed to the c40 cities letter to nature campaign. She has led and moderated several virtual webinars organized by the c40 cities. She also sits in the C40 Cities Journal Board as a youth advisory.
Locally, Juliet served as the Deputy National Coordinator of the African Youths Initiative on Climate Change. Where she coordinated all AYICC Kenya activities across the forty-seven counties.