Dawa Y. Sherpa is the Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Litigation supporting the Healthy Communities team in the Northeast regional office in New York City, NY. She joined the Earthjustice New York Office in 2016 as a Legal Practice Assistant and transitioned into the role of Executive Assistant starting December 2018. In addition to supporting the VP of Litigation, she also supports the managers of Sustainable Food and Farming Program and the New York Regional Office.
She graduated from Truman State University with a B.A. in Biology and moved to New York City to pursue a career in nonprofit administration. She is a native of Nepal and has special interest in conservation of natural resources in the Asian continent.
Dawa is also currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management at The New School in NYC. In her spare time, she likes to travel, hike and plan activities for family and friends.
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