Vanitha Sivarajan’s background includes over 8 years of forest conservation and water resource management with local communities, non-governmental organizations, governmental agencies, and the private sector.
She has worked on natural resource management initiatives both domestically and internationally, with a focus on Latin America and India. Vanitha’s expertise includes climate change adaptation, participatory water resource management, value-based conservation, and non-profit strategic communications and planning.
Vanitha holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from Yale University, where she was a William J. Clinton Fellow, and an undergraduate degree from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Microbiology and Anthropology. Currently Vanitha is also Training Faculty at Village Earth where she teaches Participatory Water Resource Management to community development professionals.