Stephanie Panlasigui, MEM
Equity and Inclusion Manager
Resilient Landscapes Program
Stephanie Panlasigui is an Associate Environmental Scientist in the Resilient Landscapes Program, where she contributes to projects spanning a variety of research topics, from nature-based solutions in the urban environment, to marsh restoration and resilience in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
She came to SFEI with a strong drive to address environmental equity issues, and was appointed as the organization's Equity and Inclusion Manager. She and members of the Justice League – our committee on diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) – steer SFEI to better incorporate DEIJ principles within the organization and throughout the work that we do.
Stephanie earned a Master of Environmental Management degree in Ecosystem Science and Conservation from Duke University. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences from UC Berkeley. Prior to joining SFEI, she conducted ecosystem services research with the US Environmental Protection Agency, including studies on urban heat island mitigation, floodplain mapping and freshwater conservation prioritization. She also brings experience in land conservation and community engagement in environmental stewardship.