Leann Andrews is a licensed landscape architect currently seeking a PhD in the Built Environment at the University of Washington. With a dual professional background in green infrastructure design and dance, Leann’s built, planned and performative works can be seen all across the midwest, east coast and pacific northwest. Leann’s research focuses on the intersection between human and ecological health and well-being across scales and from local to global settings. She works collaboratively and interdisciplinary, values participatory and educational design, and has been involved with both UW’s Green Futures Research and Design Lab and the Informal Urban Communities Initiative since 2011. Leann completed her masters studies in landscape architecture and global health at the University of Washington, and studied landscape architecture and dance for her bachelors at The Ohio State University.