Sarah Phillips is a graduate student at St. Antony's College, Oxford, reading for the MPhil in Latin American Studies. Her research focuses on how and to what extent rainwater harvesting systems have been successful in promoting increased water access for women living in urban peripheral areas of Mexico City. Born and raised in Syracuse, New York, she holds a B.A. in Spanish and international relations from the State University of New York at Geneseo. After returning from a Fulbright grant in Colombia, Sarah worked at the Inter-American Dialogue, a DC-based think tank focused on Western Hemisphere aﬀairs. In this role she helped inform and shape policies to promote energy security and climate change mitigation in Latin America and the Caribbean.