Faith is a scientist and communications specialist. Her research interests lie at the intersection of science communication, community engagement, and relationship-building, particularly as these topics relate to the environment and water resources. She previously served as a science and environment officer with the Pew Charitable Trusts. Faith has also managed a wildfire research and outreach center at the University of California, Berkeley, served as a AAAS Science and Policy Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, and developed science communication projects at the Ecological Society of America. She received degrees in freshwater ecology and policy from the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D.) and environmental science from Northern Arizona University (B.S.).