Ella serves as the Strong Prosperous and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) Learning Community Coordinator at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). She leads the SPARCC Community of Practice, a platform for shared learning and relationship building around health, climate, and racial equity. She works directly with community-based organizations to deliver an intersectional curriculum on climate, health, and equity through specialized technical assistance, skill-building webinars and uplift innovative and salient community-focused models. Ella is currently a Bloomberg Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and serves on the American Public Health Association Center for Climate, Health and Equity Board. Before joining the NRDC, Ella worked at the White House Council on Environmental Quality within the Obama Administration. She is deeply passionate about understanding the climate impacts on public health, specifically for low-income communities and communities of color.