Leah K. Beaulac

Leah Beaulac

Leah received her BS in Biology, Arabic, and Middle Eastern studies, focusing on water access and usage in the drought prone Levant area of the Middle East. She is currently pursuing her Master of Science degree in Sustainable Water Management – Water, Food, and Energy Track, from the Tufts Institute of the Environment. Prior to Tufts, Leah worked in the humanitarian field for over five years, focusing on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) and Food Security needs in Jordan, Syria, and Bangladesh. Most recently, she worked for the United Nations World Food Programme as the Livelihoods Working Group Coordinator and the Deputy Food Security Sector Coordinator for the Rohingya Refugee response in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Leah’s academic interests include identifying solutions within the agricultural sector for scaling both livelihood opportunities and production through sustainable agriculture and water management practices.