Teaching Assistant, Economics. Cabinet Member, Net Impact Fuqua. Alumni Chair, MEM/MBA Club. Duke Graduate Basketball Committee Chair. Career Chair, European Club.
Tanaka and Merit Scholar. Graduate Consultant, REI life cycle assessment (LCA) Project. B-Corp Member, Red Hat Team. Events Chair, Net Impact Nicholas. Treasurer, MEM/MBA Club.
Third Honors Group. President, Society of Biological Sciences. War and Peace Fellow. President, Hellenic Association. Junior Scholar. Women in Science, Intern and Mentor.
Bridges Weekly Junior Associate, International Centre of Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Geneva, Switzerland
Synthesized research and authored twelve articles for ICTSD’s weekly publication regarding trade and sustainable development, with a readership of over 10k. Boosted social media sharing by 5%. Created a communications plan for a podcast series to penetrate a new market segment and increase readership by an expected 10%. Presented final roadmap to leadership for future implementation. Summer 2017
Graduate Consultant, Duke University, REI Tent LCA Project
Conducted a life cycle assessment of the Kingdom 4 Tent for REI to identify environmental hotspots. Honed in on one material that accounted for a disproportionate amount of the environmental impact of the product. Presented findings and recommendations to leadership to inform the redesign of the tent series for 2018.
Client Relationship Management Associate, Global Rescue LLC, Enterprise Team, Boston, MA
Achieved a 95% client retention rate and grew five accounts with service extensions. Managed a portfolio of 20 global clients, including Fortune 500 companies, and boosted client satisfaction. Contributed to over $100k of new sales and improved client satisfaction rates by 10%. Aligned expectations of three departments to develop and launch an improved personnel tracking system. Designed marketing materials and implementation guides for sales pitches and clients. Led two company-wide implementations with 35+ locations, contributing to additional invoices of $50k. 2014-2016
Energy Department Intern, Fundacion Vida Silvestre (World Wildlife Fund, Argentina), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Conducted market research to identify emerging renewable energy technologies and assess adoption feasibility in various geographic location across Argentina. Presented recommendations to leadership and distilled information for publication in a booklet, which was widely distributed in late 2013 to promote renewable energy and policy changes. Summer 2013
Environmental Intern, Greek Permanent Representation to the European Union (EU), Brussels, Belgium
Reported proceedings of member state meetings during negotiations for the adoption of new legislation regarding water usage, priority substances, and RIO +20. Analyzed the key issues, consolidated reports, and provided recommendations for Greece’s stance regarding the debates. Provided subject matter expertise during ongoing negotiations regarding priority substances. Spring 2012
Tanaka and Merit Scholar. Teaching Assistant, Environmental Economics. Cabinet Member, Net Impact Fuqua. Alumni Chair, MEM/MBA Club. Community Service Co-Chair, Duke Graduate Basketball Committee. Career Chair, European Club. B-Corp Member, Red Hat Team. Events Chair, Net Impact Nicholas.
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As a dual degree student, I am focused on the nexus of business and the environment. My academic background in biology, as well as my previous experience in the private sector, have equipped me with the foundation needed to further delve into corporate sustainability and environmental business strategy.