Sasha Berger is a Program Associate at NACTO. In this role, she liaises with NACTO’s network of transportation leaders and practitioners on critical issues in city transportation to develop and coordinate the annual Designing Cities conference. Since joining the NACTO team, Sasha launched, curates, and manages the NACTO webinar series, providing free cutting edge peer-to-peer learning opportunities to thousands of city transportation professionals each year. She also supports Leadership NACTO, a new leadership development fellowship for city transportation officials.
Prior to joining NACTO, Sasha worked as an Environmental Consultant and GIS Analyst for the Washington University Interdisciplinary Environmental Law Clinic, directed an undergraduate program on city cycling and urban gardening in St. Louis, and fought plaintiff-side employment discrimination matters at Wigdor, LLP in New York City. In 2017, she was selected as an Emerging Leader in Transportation by the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation. Sasha is passionate about ensuring that transportation networks and policies expand social and environmental justice in cities.
Sasha holds a BA from Washington University in St. Louis in Anthropology with a concentration in Global Health and Environment.