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    New Executive Director chosen!

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    Bradman and Klein author pesticide study

    Pesticide levels in four families dropped up to 95% within one week on an organic diet.

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    Network Call: The Green New Deal

    Join us May 22nd for a Switzer Network Call on how Fellows are working directly or indirectly on GND-related issues.

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Leadership Story

Photo: Bryce Vickmark / MIT

Janelle Heslop is no shrinking violet. She found a voice for herself and the environment when she was in middle school, volunteering as a junior docent for the Hudson River Museum.

Today, Heslop is honing her passion into skills in business and engineering through her second and final year of MIT’s Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) program. The program provides two degrees: an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and an SM from the School of Engineering, giving Heslop the foundation to pursue her dream of transforming businesses around their environmental impact. “You can make fun and interesting products that also take good care of our natural resources,” she says.

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May 2, 2019
Editor's note: Fellow Lauren Howe recently won the USAID Agrilinks Young Scholars Food Security Blog Contest with the following post about her work in Ethiopia with sweet potato leaves, which first...Read more >
May 1, 2019
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announces the release of A Framework and Tool for Evaluating California's Progress in Achieving the Human Right to Water. This draft...Read more >
May 1, 2019
In 2018 Fellow Daniel Orenstein helped narrate an interactive website for an EU-funded project he participated in. The ECOPOTENTIAL project uses Earth Observation analyses in the Israeli desert to...Read more >
May 1, 2019
Fellow Nancy Steele has been chosen to participate in the 2019 Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy by the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation. The Flinn Foundation is a...Read more >

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