Vanessa manages communication strategies for Aquaya, including science dissemination, social media, design, and website development. She is interested in the effects of climate change on water, sanitation, and hygiene.
Strategic communication is crucial in solving environmental problems. Vanessa wants to train research professionals to communicate more effectively and use dissemination to enhance social justice & diversity.
Vanessa has a BA in Strategic Communication from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and a Masters of Environmental Science and Management from the University of California, Santa Barbara.