Sandra has spent the last half decade working in urban planning and sustainability development. Prior to WEF, she worked as an urban planner at MIG, an urban planning and communication consulting firm in Berkeley, CA. She specialized in community centered planning transportation planning, complete streets design and emerging new mobility transportation. She created long range planning for cities around the United States and in China. She also worked at Natural Resources Defense Council and Sustainable Agriculture Education planning sustainable food systems. She received her B.A. from Yale University in Environmental Politics (cum laude) and her Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from U.C.L.A.