About us

Written Progress is a mission-driven, woman-led social enterprise dedicated to championing climate action.

Today's change-makers are often stretched thin, expertly navigating multiple roles, and lacking the time for deep, uninterrupted work. They are also passionate experts who may struggle to take their audience's outside perspective on a complex topic.


This is where we come in. Our team, armed with technical acumen and journalistic prowess, steps into the shoes of your audience to translate your complex climate concepts into engaging narratives.


The result: compellingly documented proof-of-work that earns you the platform, stakeholders, funding, and clients you deserve to amplify your climate impacts. 

OUR PROJECTS

315+

 Completed

100%

Meet or exceed specs

67%

Before deadline 

37%

Under budget

33%

On deadline

63%

On budget

OUR CLIENTS

15+

Organizations

46+

Teams

97%

Return rate

OUR TEAM

17+

Higher degrees

5+

Languages 

5+ 

Countries

Sustainable virtuous cycles

The Team

ANA GADIC

Ana joins Written Progress with over 10 years' account management experience. She leads Written Progress’ office management, documentation, recordkeeping, and internal organization.

Courtney

Courtney Jallo

Courtney brings an MS from University of California and over 13 years’ experience in food system resilience and programmatic leadership to Written Progress. She specializes in project management, research reports, and workshop and interview facilitation.

Isabelle

Isabelle Le Marois

Isabelle joins Written Progress with a dual BA in Law and Political Science from University of Paris, an MP from Trinity College Dublin, and over 7 years’ experience in project management and gender equity. She is fully bilingual and specializes in policy briefs, grant writing, and bespoke translation to French and English.

public health writer

KATIANA BOUGOUMA

Katiana joins Written Progress with an MPH from Emory University and over 7 years of experience in epidemiology and community health. She specializes in data analysis, expository research, and academic manuscripts in French and English. She is a leading voice at the intersection of climate and health. 

Lindsay Hartley-Backhouse

Lindsay comes to Written Progress with an MS in International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law from the University of Edinburgh, and qualifications in environmental management and conservation economics. She has over 14 years' experience exploring the interconnections between human activity, biodiversity, and ecosystem health.

MATT SCOUTEN

Matt is an investor and entrepreneur.  He spent much of his career as a business development professional in the financial sector before re-focussing his efforts on progressing viable climate initiatives. 

Megan

Megan Mayzelle

Megan believes business is key to solving the climate crisis. She is a business owner and investor with a dual MS from University of California and over 14 years’ experience in intercultural climate action and sustainability.

MJ Halberstadt

MJ pivoted: after studying, teaching, and producing as a playwright for 13 years, he became a writer and writing coach for values-driven organizations. He is passionate about prioritizing humor and humanity in written content—and in the process of writing it.

Consulting Experts

Our consulting experts are there when we need their unique skill set -- be it Spanish, original illustration, or copyediting.


Do you have topical expertise or cultural competency you'd like to contribute? Let's connect.

Complimentary Expert Consultation

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