Rosario Torres Covarrubias

Fellow; The Environmental Fellows Program (EFP) at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE), in partnership with the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA)

Rosario (she/her) is an environmental justice advocate and trained archaeobotanist studying Indigenous landscape stewardship practices in the department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley. She is pursuing a designated emphasis in the division of society and environment and is committed to collaborative and Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR). Rosario is currently working to further her general understanding of the advantages of and barriers to effective human social and political cooperation needed to effect policy changes that support sustainable land management practices and issues centered around environmental justice.