Christa Anderson is a Junior Associate at the World Bank's Urban Development and Local Government Unit where she works on cities and climate change. Prior to joining the World Bank she worked as the coordinator of a conservation non profit in Kenya. She has also spent time at the World Resources Institute, the UN Environment Programme, and the UN General Assembly. Christa holds undergraduate and master's degrees in Environmental Science from Yale University, where her research focused on conservation and development in East Africa. She loves riding her bike.