As a visionary project developer, thought leader and speaker, Sibella’s boundary-pushing work to cultivate urban-rural linkages and revitalize agriculture near cities is rooted in her decades of experience in the Bay Area and beyond. Sibella develops and leads many of SAGE’s projects. Read her full bio.
SAGE Project Contractors:
Sara Draper-Zivetz has a background in organizational strategy and development, with a focus on community development and urban food systems initiatives. She has worked in leadership roles with a range of nonprofit and social enterprises to promote more equitable and sustainable food, housing, and land use practices, including several based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She holds a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from UC Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Barnard College.
Diana Rivera began working with SAGE in 2019 as a graduate student and continued working with the organization after obtaining her Masters in Public Affairs from the Goldman School of Public Policy. She has a background in human resources, having worked with UCLA Extension HR for over six years. She has worked at UC Berkeley, the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the UC Berkeley Coalition for Healthy Campus Food and Beverage. She has also worked as a Fellow with the Berkeley Food Institute and as a contractor for the CA Wellness Foundation. She is committed to helping make good food accessible to all, specifically communities of color and low-income communities, and making a more sustainable, equitable and accessible food system in California.