Sierra is Program Specialist for OEF’s Future Labs department. Within Future Labs she is responsible for leading and supporting the development of new initiatives for the organization. Prior to joining OEF, Sierra's professional and research experience centered upon local and global processes of development, particularly as it relates to governance theory, social enterprise innovation, and cultural context. She earned a master's degree in Applied Anthropology with a specialization in International development from Colorado State University and her bachelor's from Montana State. When not at work, you can find Sierra somewhere on or near a mountain- whether that be trail running, backpacking, or fishing Colorado's beautiful rivers and lakes.