Environmental Health Sciences Center
Aubrey Thompson is program manager for the Environmental Health Science Center’s Community Engagement Core. Most recently, Aubrey served as Communications Director at the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis where her role included development of strategic communications, building stakeholder engagement across the institute, and mentoring faculty and staff to improve how they communicated agricultural science. Aubrey earned her Master’s degree at UC Davis in Community and Regional Development where she focused on science and risk communication and public outreach from research institutions to fishing communities in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. She has several years of farming experience and previously co-owned and operated a small farm in California’s Central Valley. She is a trained facilitator and media producer and seeks ways for innovative communication and storytelling to build social equity.