Cara Bottorff

Analyst with the Sierra Club

Cara Bottorff (M.P.P. 2017) graduated from Batten’s post-graduate M.P.P. program in 2017 becoming a double Hoo after also attending UVA as an undergraduate majoring in Foreign Affairs and minoring in Global Sustainability and Econ. Her policy interest is environmental policy with an economic focus. While at UVA, Cara was a co-owner of a small ecological economics consulting firm, Key-Log Economics, and loved being part of the broader Charlottesville community working with Big Siblings and bartending downtown. She now lives in Washington DC and works as an energy sector analyst with the Sierra Club; her portfolio is mainly natural gas work for the Beyond Coal and Dirty Fuels Campaigns.