OS Special Interest Topic: Environment


Mar
21
2014

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  • Host Department: Organizational Studies
  • Date: 03/21/2014
  • Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Location: 753 Dennison

  • Description:

    OS alumna Shari Brown (’10) provides educational and operational leadership for a farm to school and zero waste programs and she co-founded Chicago's first Truck Farm, a mini-farm planted in the bed of a pick-up truck.  After starting her career in Google, Gina Valo (OS ‘05) recently joined Opower, a "double bottom-line" company using big data and behavioral psychology to motivate utilities and their customers to save energy. As a Technical Project Manager, Gina works with large utilities to implement the Opower platform, combining her passion for technology with her desire to make an impact.