Aiman Shahpurwala joined the Washington Water Trust in 2020 and is passionate about serving communities, people, and the environment. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2013 with a B.S. in Geological Sciences. In 2014 she became the Water Resource Technician for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe in Mount Pleasant, Michigan where she engaged with the Tribal community to protect and maintain their invaluable water resources. During this time she managed and implemented the Clean Water Act Section 106 Tribal Water Quality Monitoring Program. From 2017 to 2019 she pursued an international graduate program and spent her first year in the Netherlands at ITC at the University of Twente and her second year at Lund University in Sweden. In 2019 she received a dual-degree with a M.Sc. in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modeling and Management. After graduation she continued work related to her master’s thesis project as a research consultant, investigating forest fire and conflict occurrences in the Middle East. Aiman looks forward to engaging with communities within the State of Washington and using data-driven research to support conservation goals and water resource management.