Emerson O'DonnellProgram Manager
Pittsburgh, PA

Emerson O'Donnell

Emerson comes to their role as Program Manager with a background in data science, ecology, and community organizing and engagement. Prior to joining the WaterNow Alliance, they completed a Master’s degree in Sustainability from Chatham University while working as an environmental organizer and activist in Pittsburgh, PA. Their thesis research deals with the equitable management of publicly-owned vacant urban land. They hold a BA in neuroscience from Skidmore College. At WaterNow, Emerson works on data-driven municipal engagement, developing regional networks of support for sustainable stormwater management in southwest Pennsylvania.