Yarrow is a master’s student in the Environmental Sciences & Engineering department at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, with research interests in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for development. She received her B.S. in Environmental Health from the University of Washington, where she conducted water microbiology laboratory research, including method development for detection of enteric pathogens in fecal sludge. Following graduation she served as a health volunteer in the Peace Corps in Tanzania, inspiring further global health work. Yarrow’s graduate research in Dr. Joe Brown’s laboratory group involves the Maputo Sanitation project, an ongoing trial looking at environmental exposure outcomes and child health related to sanitation.