Wanja Waweru is a GIS Analyst focusing on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Risk MAP program, an initiative that aims to update flood maps in Indiana counties. Before joining Polis, she interned with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Forest Service addressing stormwater management, climate change adaptation, and land cover change. Wanja holds a Masters degree in Environment & Sustainability from the University of Michigan and a B.S. degree in Earth & Environmental Engineering from Columbia University. She is a member of the National Society of Black Engineers and the Congress for the New Urbanism.