Senior Manager, Federal Policy & Advocacy
Vandana joined the Center in 2016 and is responsible for providing a wide range of administrative support to the U.S. Policy and Advocacy team as well as the daily maintenance and operations of the Washington, D.C. office.
She came from the Pinchot Institute for Conservation in Washington, D.C. As the Administrative Coordinator, Vandana provided assistance to senior leaders in the organization, managed Board relations, and engaged in development activities among other responsibilities. Prior to that, Vandana worked as a lead teller at Wells Fargo.
Vandana received a BA in history from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree focusing on women’s history and global conflicts from the University of Richmond.