About Sarah Vogel
Sarah is the Senior Vice President for Healthy Communities at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). She joined EDF in 2012 and leads a team of scientists, attorneys and policy experts to protect health by reducing exposure to toxic chemicals and air pollution. Major achievements of the program include: bipartisan passage of major reforms to the US chemical safety law in 2016; first of its kind leadership commitments by Walmart to reduce its chemical footprint in 2013 and 2017; and catalyzing the use of hyperlocal air pollution insights to drive innovative policy at the local scale. She co-leads EDF’s Global Clean Air initiative that works to unlock the power of new technologies to drive data into action that delivers both clean air and climate benefits to support healthier communities. She received a Ph.D. from Columbia University’s Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health and Medicine at the Mailman School of Public Health. She also holds a Master of Public Health and Master of Environmental Management from Yale University.