Dr. Christina Babbitt

Dr. Christina Babbitt

Senior Manager, CA Groundwater Program

Environmental Defense Fund

Christina Babbitt manages the California Groundwater Program at Environmental Defense Fund, where she is working to advance water trading policy in California and scale replicable groundwater sustainability projects across California’s Central Valley. In these efforts, Christina focuses on building partnerships among NGOs, agencies, water districts, and agricultural partners in ways that enhance collective impact. Babbitt earned a Ph.D. in natural resources from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln; an MSc in environmental science from Florida International University; and a BA in international relations from Rollins College.