Sarah Diringer
Program Officer Water & Climate

Sarah is a program officer for Water and Climate at the Pisces Foundation. In the Water Program Sarah is advancing One Water — an integrated approach to water management centered around sustainability and equity. In the Climate and Energy Program Sarah is advancing solutions to slash Super Pollutant emissions for a safer and stable climate while centering the communities most impacted by climate change and air pollution.

Throughout her career, Sarah has focused on ensuring that communities have access to the knowledge and tools they need to obtain clean water and a healthy environment. Prior to joining Pisces, Sarah worked as a Senior Researcher at the Pacific Institute, a non-profit research institute advancing water sustainability and resilience. At the Pacific Institute, Sarah’s work focused on scaling water management strategies that equitably achieve multiple benefits for communities and the environment. 

Through her doctoral work at Duke University, Sarah joined  a team of global health researchers and local communities in Peru to examine and mitigate the impacts of small-scale gold mining and river pollution. 

Sarah holds a Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering from Duke University and a B.S. in environmental science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In her free time, Sarah’s love of nature extends to hiking, camping, and backpacking trips. When she’s not outdoors, you can catch her playing the trombone!

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