Sydney Rood is currently pursuing her Master of Science degree in Community Resources and Development with a focus in Sustainable Communities. Sydney also graduated from ASU in May 2017 with her Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability and a minor in Urban Planning. As a Glendale, Arizona native, Sydney grew up an Arizona State University Sun Devil sports fan and enjoys cheering on the Devils. Sydney’s passion for sustainability and experience working with community development encouraged her to pursue the MS degree in SCRD. Her interests include how the structural environment of communities and cities affects behavior and overall public health. She would like to focus on how sustainable and equitable solutions can help build healthier, safer, and happier communities.