Shradha ShresthaGIS Technician
Shradha Shrestha (she/her) leads management and continuing development of the protected agricultural lands database (PALD). She also supports AFT’s national research initiative of future scenario analysis and conducts spatial analysis and mapping across the organization. Before joining AFT, Shradha worked as a graduate researcher on an NSF-funded project focused on sustainable food waste management, conducting research that assessed the ecological impact of food waste-based byproducts of anaerobic digestion. She received a Master of Science in environmental science from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in environmental management from Pokhara University, Nepal. Shradha loves long hikes, especially trekking around the mountainous region of Nepal.