Saritha Ramakrishna joins CLF as a Climate Justice and Community Resilience Policy Analyst. She will be working with both the Community Resilience and HCEJ programs. Saritha previously worked as a research analyst for Industrial Economics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she conducted analyses to support environmental enforcement activities. Through her graduate coursework, she worked on projects related to housing, climate and environmental justice; she spent the summer of 2018 working for WE ACT for Environmental Justice in West Harlem.
She also has an interest in community media and creative writing, and has written essays and short form articles related to music, art, and urban planning topics concerning Greater Boston and her home city of Phoenix, Arizona. Saritha holds a Master’s in City Planning from MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning. In her free time, she enjoys attending concerts and art exhibitions in addition to reading, writing and exploring the city with friends.