Sarah Anderson

Regional Network: 
Chesapeake Regional Network
Class Year: 
2016
Position: 
Senior Manager, Tree Equity
Organization: 
American Forests
Location: 
Washington, DC

Sarah Lillie Anderson serves as Senior Manager of Tree Equity at American Forests. Her work focuses on delivering benefits of healthy urban forests to communities historically left out of receiving them. Via the Tree Equity: Career Pathways initiative, Sarah facilitates capacity-building activities for pre-employment programs that build and retain a diverse, qualified, and representative workforce.

Previously, she ran Lillie Leaf Solutions, a consulting firm that helped urban greening stakeholders address equity, access, inclusion, and justice in their work. Sarah has her Masters in Public Administration from Bowie State University and a dual degree in Urban and Environmental Studies with a certificate in Geographic Information Systems from the University of Pittsburgh.