How do you want to leave your impact on the world?
I want to protect the environment through political activism, writing, and international climate change policy. Overall, I want to do as much good for the cause as possible.
What is your story? What doesn't your resume tell us about you?
My resume doesn't tell you that I am an avid hiker and someone who thrives on adventure. I love to explore the woods and teach myself about the local ecology.
Describe your dream job or career.
Wildlife conservation manager of a national park and a freelancer for national geographic.
Tell us about your leadership experiences.
I am currently an environmental commissioner for my hometown in New Jersey. I am the volunteer coordinator for a non-profit in north Jersey, a research assistant, and a staff writer of the environmental policy publication. In high school, i served as the editor-in-chief of my newspaper, student council treasurer, and the feminist club president.
Describe a personal experience that has directly or indirectly influenced your career path.
My time as a farm crew intern with MEVO has directly influenced my career path, inspiring me to work practically, locally, and outdoors as frequently as possible. I will pursue these goals as I continue down my career path.
Tell us about your Capstone project experience and your journey, your team, the ideation and implementation.
I thoroughly enjoyed my capstone project, as i was paired with likeminded students with tons of passion. It gave me the chance to learn from engineering and biology students; communication between scientists and researchers with policy-makers is crucial for comprehensive solutions. My team was able to iron out a lot of the possible complications and found that our project was completely feasible.
Is there a documentary or book that really changed the way you thought about something, or motivated you in a particular way?
Cowspiracy convinced me to finally stop eating meat. There have been countless books that have changed the way I thought about something, including The Four Agreements, All the Kings Men, and The Botany of Desire