Sarah is an Electric Mobility Research Analyst for WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Her work focuses on the electrification of bus fleets in the global south and the technical, economic, political, and social factors associated with advancing electric mobility.
Sarah came to Washington, D.C. from Tucson, AZ to pursue a degree in International Affairs with a concentration in International Environmental Studies at GW. She completed her Masters' program in Geography in the spring of 2021 when she successfully defended her thesis about the privatization of public space and BIDs (Business Improvement Districts) in Washington, D.C.
During her time in D.C. she worked at the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, the GW Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis, the Department of Justice's Environmental Crimes Division, and the American Wind Energy Association.
She spent a summer working at the Department of Urban Planning and the Environment for a municipal government in Colombia and rode the metrocable in Medellín as many times as she could.
Accelerating Electric Bus Adoption in ColombiaWorking directly with mid-sized Colombian cities to provide technical assistance around procurement, financing, operations, social inclusion and more.
NDC Transport Initiative for AsiaSupporting a holistic approach to decarbonizing the transport sector in Asia
TUMI E-Bus MissionThis international coalition assists 20 cities in creating world-leading electric bus fleets and scaling e-bus adoption to hundreds more through city-to-city mentorship.