Catyana Falsetti is the Learning & Knowledge Exchange Manager in the Cities Program. There she assists with the integration of institutional learning and research findings into project conceptualization and delivery.

Prior to joining WRI, Catyana has taught courses at George Mason University in Sustainable Development, Science communication and Environmental Justice. She has also taught courses at Arizona State University and to the Bata Police force in Equatorial Guinea.

Catyana worked as the Urban Planner/Zoning Administrator and Sustainability Coordinator for the Town of Dumfries, Virginia, and served on the Northern Virginia Regional Commission Waste Management Board. She holds a Master of Urban and Environmental Planning from Arizona State University and a Master of Forensic Science from George Washington University. Catyana is a doctoral candidate in Sociology studying how diversity in community leadership impacts investments to create more sustainable, safe, and equitable cities at George Mason University.

Previously, Catyana worked as a forensic artist and investigator where she focused on identifying unidentified decedents.