Natalie Lake is the program associate for the Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering program. Prior to joining the Packard Foundation, Natalie worked at WildAid an international NGO working on climate, marine, and wildlife issues. She previously served as a Peace Corps environmental volunteer in Pacasmayo, Peru where she built and installed renewable energy technologies, started a community-wide recycling program, and created a network of eco-schools. Natalie holds a B.S in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University and is proficient in Spanish and Japanese. In her free time, she enjoys various hobbies including but not limited to cooking, trekking, knitting, and woodworking.