Q&A with Associate Professor Leonardo Figueroa Helland

Q&A with Associate Professor Leonardo Figueroa Helland

Leonardo Figueroa Helland, Associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management works at the intersection of diverse critical paradigms to study how indigenous knowledges combine with various transformative approaches to address environmental challenges, climate crises and social injustices. His research triangulates political ecology, global studies, complex ecologism, … Continue Reading →
Alexandria McBride, EPSM ’16, Named Chief Resilience Officer for Oakland, California

Alexandria McBride, EPSM ’16, Named Chief Resilience Officer for Oakland, California

As a student at the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment, Alexandria McBride deepened her understanding of how policy, design, and social justice perspectives can be used to address critical environmental issues generated by the impacts of climate change and other environmental threats. Her research, “Assessing the Impact … Continue Reading →
Consultant on Peru’s National Action Plan for Coffee

Consultant on Peru’s National Action Plan for Coffee

  Before beginning Milano’s Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) program, Meike Willems worked in Peru for the Green Commodities Program, an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aimed at building a wide platform for coffee involving both the public and private sector. This summer, Meike returned as … Continue Reading →
Summer 2018 Internship: On the Front Lines of the Environmental Movement

Summer 2018 Internship: On the Front Lines of the Environmental Movement

  Second-year Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) student, Daniela Rico is an Environmental Justice (EJ) intern at the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC). Her undergraduate work in environmental biology taught her the science that led to an interest in advocacy and environmental problem-solving. She took time out this summer to … Continue Reading →