About the Speaker
Sara Smith is a direct descendant of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and is the Midwest Tribal Resilience Liaison with the College of Menominee Nation – Sustainable Development Institute, in association with the Midwest (MW) Climate Adaptation Science Center. As the liaison for the Midwest, she works on facilitating stronger relationships between Tribes, climate researchers, organizations, and the MW CASC. In addition, she works with Tribes to build capacity and provides support by helping identify gaps and assisting with climate resilience efforts. Sara holds a Master of Science in Ecology from the State University of New York-College of Environmental Science and Forestry and undergraduate degrees in Biology and First Nation Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.