Alicia joined the WSP in January 2016 to provide communications and research support through a work study position at the University of Victoria. Alicia is in her third year of studies at UVic, working towards a BSc in Geography with a minor in Economic Policy. She has always had passion for learning about human relationships with the environment, and been involved in a variety of initiatives through school and the greater community. As a result of these experiences, she has taken particular interest in the management of waste and water resources. Alicia spent the summer of 2014 working for Engineering and Environmental Services with the Cowichan Valley Regional District, gaining insight into some of the intense challenges facing sustainability on Vancouver Island. She is keen to join the community of people working creatively for environmental justice and resilience.