Victoria Sanders | Climate and Health Programs Manager

Victoria Sanders is the Climate and Health Programs Manager at the NYC Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA). At NYC-EJA, her work includes research and advocacy to support NYC-EJA’s environmental health initiatives to promote equitable, resilient, and healthy communities. Her work primarily focuses on climate change induced extreme weather, pollution prevention, air quality, and promoting green infrastructure in environmental justice communities. She has previously worked at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Bureau of Communicable Disease focusing on epidemiological data analysis and Milestone Technologies, a technology company in which she worked in Human Resources and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Victoria has an MPH in Environmental Health Sciences from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health with a certificate in Climate and Health. During her time at Columbia, she worked as a Lead Teaching Assistant for the Determinants of Health CORE class and served as President of the student organization, Students for Environmental Action. Victoria received her BS in Psychology from the University of California, Davis.