Sara Walker is an Associate in the People and Ecosystems Program at the World Resources Institute. She is part of the Water Quality Team, where she works on NutrientNet, WRI’s online water quality trading tool, and analyzes cost-effective and market-based approaches to reducing nutrient pollution.
Prior to joining WRI, Sara worked for the Chesapeake Research Consortium at the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program Office where she supported the federal-state-local partnership efforts to reduce nutrient and sediment pollution in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Sara holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Psychology from Dickinson College and an M.S. in Environmental Sciences and Policy from The Johns Hopkins University.
Originally from Pennsylvania, Sara now lives in Silver Spring, MD with her husband, Bennett, and their dog, Ellie. She likes spending time outdoors, cooking delicious homegrown and local food, and traveling to new places.