Sarah Dahnke is an M.A. candidate with a focus on international development water resource management. Sarah worked as a short-term consultant for AECOM International Development on their PARA-Agua project, which aims to help Peru and Colombia better adapt to the effects of climate change through improved watershed management. Sarah has been active in drought awareness and preparedness initiatives in Los Angeles, California, where she designed the Green Mondays at UCLA sustainable eating program. Her model is currently being replicated around the country to educate communities about the carbon and water footprint of our food.  Sarah graduated cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.A. in Global Studies, where she interned for the Center for Middle East Development. Sarah speaks English and Spanish and is a student of Arabic. She has experience working with GIS software.