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Christian Sterling

Christian Sterling

Special Assistant to the President

I am moved by the work and research that the Urban Institute does and am honored to work for a place that promotes the use of data to improve lives.


Christian Sterling is the special assistant to Sarah Rosen Wartell, president of the Urban Institute. Sterling provides comprehensive administrative support to the president and manages special projects as needed. Sterling joins Urban from the Presidential Personnel Office at the White House, where she was an associate on the economics team and helped manage the political appointment process for administration personnel. She graduated from the University of Kentucky, where she majored in international studies with a minor in Spanish.


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