Charlotte McCurdy is an interdisciplinary designer and researcher based in Brooklyn. Her current research, “After Ancient Sunlight,” investigates materials and climate change. She is a Global Security & Design Fellow at Rhode Island School of Design through the support of the MacArthur Foundation. Previously, McCurdy consulted major multinational corporations on sustainability strategy. She holds a Masters of Industrial Design from RISD, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Global Affairs from Yale University.