The Office of Sustainability is proud to have a vibrant team of alumni who have provided valuable contributions to the culture of sustainability at UC Berkeley.
Sustainability Analyst, 2018-2021
Mikayla focused on analyzing campus sustainability efforts and metrics through performance reports such as AASHE STARS. She also engaged with key stakeholders to identify ways to report our annual sustainability progress. Mikayla will be working as a GrizzlyCorps Fellow with Sustainable Conservation in the 2021-2022 service year.
Sage worked on a behavior change campaign to reduce electricity demand on campus through signage and comprehensive, high-profile digital education. She is now working at The Story of Stuff Project and has continued to teach her course, Zero Waste: Solutions for a Sustainable Future, with Zero Waste USA.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analyst and Carbon Neutrality Graduate Student Fellow, 2020-2021
Leela worked on various initiatives in support of Berkeley’s carbon emissions tracking and reduction efforts. These included managing the campus greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) inventory process, updating GHG protocols, and evaluating the feasibility of a business air travel mitigation pilot program for Berkeley.
Zero Waste Coalition Chair & Zero Waste Fellow, 2020-2021
Julia studied Genetics and Plant Biology with a minor in Energy & Resources. She worked as a Zero Waste Fellow in the Office of Sustainability and is passionate about improving sustainability at Cal. She also served as Racing VP, and subsequently, President of the Cal Triathlon Team. Julia will be returning to the UC Berkeley campus in Fall 2021 as a dual Lab Manager in the Koskella and Boots Laboratories.
Sustainability Research and Engagement Fellow, 2019-2021
Kung helped lead the Office of Sustainability’s student initiative, the SDG Undergraduate Research Group (SURG). Through this, he promoted undergraduate scholar activism through a sustainability-oriented lens.