Rural Justice Organizer – she/her/hers
Sophie Watterson graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in May of 2020 with Bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Policy and Spanish. After working as a Research Analyst with the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, Sophie is excited to join the MCE staff as Rural Justice Organizer and continue her previous work with the organization. While in school at Washington University, Sophie spent a summer in Billings, Montana interning with the Western Organization of Resource Councils and was a student consultant at Washington University’s Interdisciplinary Environmental Law Clinic. Sophie aspires to make sustainable, equitable agricultural policy relevant and attainable for Missourians. Outside of work, you will find Sophie running in the St. Louis area, eating at local restaurants, and sharing her vegan cooking with friends.