Tyesha Ignacio

B.A., Northern Arizona University
Major: Environmental Studies
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Tyesha Ignacio, a Mary Litchfield Scholar, graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from Northern Arizona University (NAU). Prior to joining the MPA program she worked for the Navajo Epidemiology Center as a Research Assistant collecting data for the Navajo Nation Health Survey. During her undergraduate career she held internships with the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals writing curriculum and teaching environmental education.  Tyesha also analyzed data for the Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 in San Francisco, CA and was a peer mentor for the Native American Student Services on the NAU campus. Contact email: tai7@ku.edu