Ana is an Associate Professor in the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program at The New School University. She is also the Co-Director of the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School where she leads collaborative environmental justice and climate justice research. She was previously the Director of Environmental Justice for the Ironbound Community Corporation in her hometown of Newark, NJ. Ana’s practice is focused on co-produced, participatory research and advocacy. She works directly with environmental justice organizations on a diversity of issues including cumulative impacts policies, climate justice, and zero waste. Ana serves on the Fourth New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC) and is a Trustee for the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance, Ironbound Community Corporation, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and the Victoria Foundation.