Fatima Maria Ahmad is Senior Counsel with the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Previously, she was a Senior Solutions Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. Fatima also served as a Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Fish & Wildlife & Parks at the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), where she helped DOI license 10,000 MW of wind, solar, and geothermal energy. In 2018, Fatima was elected a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Fatima obtained her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and her B.A. with distinction in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia.