Jessi Wyatt is working toward her B.S. in environmental science, policy and management and a minor in Mandarin Chinese at the University of Minnesota. Born and bred in the Twin Cities, aiding in the quest for a sustainable future has always been a primary goal. Her role with the Natural Capital Project involves research for various projects that focus on social costs of using natural resources and environmental consequences of changing urban landscapes. Outside of academia, she enjoys biking, hiking and playing the oboe.