Sonia Wang

Sonia Wang

Master of Environmental Management candidate 
Yale School of Environment

Sonia is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of Environment specializing in environmental policy analysis with a focus on transdisciplinary approaches to environmental management and conservation. Sonia is interested in linking economics, ecosystem service-based management strategies, evidence-based policy, and science in order to contribute to more inventive and holistic conservation initiatives that are considerate of equity and justice implications. 
 
At Yale, Sonia works for the Yale Center for Business and the Environment as a webinar host for the Conservation Finance Network’s “Nature’s Returns” webinar series, is a GIS research assistant with Yale Sustainability developing landscape management plans in support of nature-based carbon solutions for the Yale University Campus, and works with the Yale Tropical Resources Institute. 
 
Prior to Yale, Sonia graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Environmental Sciences and Public Policy & Leadership. Sonia has co-owned an ecological-economic consultancy, was chosen for the Conservation Scholars Program–a joint program between the University of Virginia and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, worked for the Shenandoah Watershed Study, and interned at the Wilderness Society.