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Leila Hadj-Chikh

Leila Hadj-Chikh

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Dr. Leila Hadj-Chikh serves as Developer for Climate Central’s Program on Sea Level Rise. Previously, she worked as Software Engineering Lead at Dunbar Security Solutions, where she was the lead architect of Cyphon, an open-source incident management and response platform. Before entering the field of software development, she worked as a field biologist, studying the ecological implications of Sudden Oak Death in California for the Wildlife Conservation Society. She holds a Ph.D. in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University, a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems from Penn State, and a B.S. in Biology from Wilkes University.