Cyatharine Alias joined CNT in 2020 as the Project Associate for the Urban Resilience team. She conducts research and data analysis for a wide range of projects that the team works on. Prior to CNT, Cyatharine taught 7th and 8th grade science and interned at the Merck Family Foundation, a small family foundation providing grants to environmental organizations. Cyatharine holds a master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. Cyatharine is originally from Skokie, IL.