Prior to joining Defenders, Shayna earned a Master of Science in Environmental Science and a Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University, specializing in environmental justice and policy analysis. While in Indiana, she worked as the Communications Fellow for Sycamore Land Trust, a local nonprofit protecting habitat for Indiana’s native species. Shayna spent two years teaching elementary science in Kansas City, Missouri with Teach for America, where she earned a Master of Elementary Education from the University of Missouri, St. Louis. She also holds a B.S. in Biology from Arizona State University.
MS in Public Affairs, 2018
MS in Environmental Science, 2018
MS in Elementary Education, 2016
University of Missouri-St. Louis
BS in Biology and Society, 2010
Arizona State University