Woodland Park Zoo
Sydney Dratel is the Grants Specialist for the Empathy Initiative at the Woodland Park Zoo. In 2016, she made her way from New York to Seattle to study at the University of Washington, earning her MA in Museology. Prior to joining the staff at the Woodland Park Zoo, Sydney spent three years building and managing the grants program at the Holocaust Center for Humanity, and held positions at the Henry Art Gallery and Museology Graduate Program. Outside of her grants work, Sydney likes petting cats, lifting weights, going to the library, and drinking all the coffee Seattle has to offer.