Andrea Becerra is a Tufts Institute for the Environment-SEI intern working on water governance and the water-energy nexus. Andrea is working on initiatives specific to Morocco and Jordan, as part of an overarching project to implement the 2030 SDG Agenda for water efficiency, productivity and sustainability in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region.
Andrea was born in Santiago, Chile. When she was nine years old, she moved to Miami, where she gained an appreciation for the marshy Everglades, mangroves and Cuban coffee. She is studying International Environment and Resource Policy at The Fletcher School, where she is focusing most of her energy exploring water governance issues in Latin America and the Middle East. Before SEI, she worked as a Research and Outreach Associate at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and on sustainable development initiatives in Yucatan, Mexico, and Ayacucho, Peru.
Andrea has her B.A. in Latin American Studies from Davidson College.