PhD Student School of the Environment, Yale University
Ambria McDonald, a native Mississippian, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Howard University and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Baylor University. She is a former ORISE Fellow where she worked as a Tribal Coordinator in the Standards and Health Protection Division at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Ambria is passionate about addressing water-related issues (access, equitable distribution, waterborne diseases) for vulnerable populations. When she is not studying, you can find her travelling, dancing, or trying a new cuisine.