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Sabin Ray

Research Manager, WRI

Sabin is a Cities4Forests Research Manager at the World Resources Institute. She leads the WRI team’s global research, helping deliver actionable tools and insights for cities to maximize the benefits from trees and forests for water, air quality, biodiversity, climate, economic development, and more.

Sabin previously worked with WRI’s Global Restoration Initiative, where her research looked to accelerate landscape restoration globally. Sabin holds a B.A. in International Relations from Brown University in Providence, RI.

A dual national of the United States and Germany, Sabin grew up in between Oregon, France, and Japan. She’s lived and worked in six international cities: Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Washington, DC, São Paulo, and now San Francisco. She speaks fluent French and Spanish and conversational Portuguese, German, and Japanese.

Sabin enjoys playing volleyball, reading historical fiction novels, and traveling to hard-to-reach islands.