Ms. Sanders serves on the Science Writing team at RLA. As a Science Writer/Analyst, she creates a wide range of communications materials and provides quantitative and qualitative data analysis to support materials development. Her role includes translation of technical materials into lay language as well as the translation of raw data into an array of formats to help move science forward. Ms. Sanders is a trained interdisciplinary researcher with international research experience in natural hazards and the social and behavioral sciences. Her previous multidisciplinary research addresses risk perception and decision making regarding natural hazards to aid both individuals and institutions. While completing her doctorate in Atmospheric Sciences at Howard University, Ms. Sanders has also been a UCAR Capitol Hill Scholar, Collaborating Researcher at the National Severe Storms Lab, and student researcher at the Partnership for International Research and Education (PIRE). She previously completed a BS in interdisciplinary atmospheric science and anthropology at Purdue University.