Alexandra Boden

Alexandra Boden

Career Interests

Marine Pollution, Ecotourism, Business Consulting, Marine Protected Areas, Coral Reef Restoration
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Coastal Environmental Management
Coursework: Environmental Toxicology, Community Based Environmental Management, Natural Resource Economics, Ocean & Coastal Law & Policy, Social Marketing for Environmental Communications
 
Bachelor of Science, May 2015
Barrett, The Honors College
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Major(s): Sustainability: Energy, Materials & Technology, School of Sustainability; Supply Chain Management, W.P. Carey School of Business
Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Deans’ List (8 semesters) Thesis: “Sustainability Assessment of a Local Coffee Shop”, Study Abroad Program: Human Dimensions of Sustainability in Australia Summer 2012

Professional Experience

Community Engagement Core Assistant, Superfund Research Center, Durham, NC
Developing day-long workshop material for community educators on health risks associated with local fish consumption. Conducted literature review of health impacts from toxic substances in fish, including: mercury, PCBs and dioxins. Analyzed 35 participatory survey results regarding fish consumption habits within Wilmington families and communities. September 2017 – Present
 
Supply Chain Analyst, PepsiCo – Frito Lay – Plano, TX
Ensured startup goals were met in all key aspects to properly facilitate 4 automated warehouse projects.  Served as subject-matter expert in 3 technical operating functions contributing to increased daily throughput. Developed field leadership teams with tools and expert knowledge necessary for successful start-up operations. Used Key Performance Measurement tools, Excel, and Tableau to improve daily warehousing operations. July 2015 – June 2017
 
InnovationSpace Sustainability Student, Herberger Inst. of Design & Arts, Tempe, AZ
Collaborated with students from 4 other disciplines to develop a product solution that improves workplace productivity. Created a full business and design plan for an interchangeable and collaborative desk unit. Piloted Life Cycle Assessments to evaluate the impacts of all materials incorporated in the product design. August 2014 – May 2015
 
Fleet Sustainability Intern, PepsiCo – Frito-Lay – Plano, TX
Developed an Excel tool to monitor and forecast fuel usage, greenhouse gas emissions, and compliance. Updated aspects of the Fleet’s Sustainability Strategy to ensure on-track traditional fuel reductions of 50% by 2020. May – August 2014
 
Program Assistant, University Sustainability Practices, Tempe, AZ
Partnered with Sun Devil Dining to implement proper waste management practices in all campus dining facilities. Designed a zero-waste policy for the university community to help achieve Zero Waste by 2015 Collaborated with ASU Athletics to create a full zero waste supply chain at all sports events. February – December 2013

Additional Information

Ocean Policy Working Group, Toastmasters International

Skills

community-based management
cost-benefit analysis
sustainability
waste reduction and management

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Languages

German
Spanish

Preferred Location

International
Mid-Atlantic
Midwest
Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Academic Institution
Business / Industry
Consulting
Entrepreneur / Start-up
Non-profit / NGO