Joanna Nadeau is an outreach coordinator for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. In her role, she helps scientists and other experts get involved in serving as watchdogs for science, and mobilizes Science Network members to push back against attempts by Congress to cut vital science-based public protections. Prior to joining UCS, Joanna worked for Audubon International as director of community programs, where she brought technical experts, community members, and policymakers together to shape local sustainability policies. She was also involved in New York state’s Fight for Fifteen campaign, where she worked with economists and fast food workers to raise the minimum wage. She earned a B.S. in biology from Haverford College, and an M.S. in environmental and healthy city planning from the University of Arizona.