A native of San Diego, Michelle has over a decade of experience designing and implementing behavior change research and programming. Michelle studied public health and international development at Tulane University, where she later obtained a Master’s in Public Health focusing on social epidemiology. Michelle’s work in behavior change has spanned many locales and subjects. From sexual health programming in rural Kenya to HIV prevention outreach in New Delhi, violence prevention research in New Orleans, to obesity prevention research in San Diego, Michelle is driven by a passion for using an evidence-based approach to foster healthier, happier, and more resilient communities. Her current focus is on waste and pollution prevention work for public sector clients throughout California and the western US.