Brie is interested in sustainable consumption and waste reduction, with a particular focus on the social, economic, and environmental impacts of reuse. With professional experience ranging from energy efficiency consulting in urban apartment buildings to recycling in New York City public schools, Brie has a broad understanding of how urban sustainability initiatives work on the ground. A native of Minnesota, she has a B.A. in Anthropology from The George Washington University and a M.S. in Urban Affairs from the City University of New York, Hunter College.