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Electrifying The Future Of Sustainability With Presidio Alum Elena Olmedo

Sustainability, Community, Student Experience

Presidio MBA in Sustainable Solutions alum Elena Olmedo discusses building electrification, renewable energy, and working as a Building Electrification Advocate National Resource Defense Council (NRDC). Thank you so much for talking with us, Elena! Until recently, you worked as a Climate Advisor for National Resource Defense Council. Can you explain what that position does and …

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Presidian Reed Lewallen On How He’s Working To Make A Sustainable Impact In The Commercial Real Estate Industry

Community, Student Experience

Meet Reed Lewallen, an MBA in Sustainable Solutions candidate, who shares insight about career pivots, the built environment industry, greenwashing, and the real value Presidio professors bring to the classroom. Thank you so much for your time today, Reed! Can you tell us more about where you currently work and what inspired you to pursue …

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Why Presidio Alum James Parle Is Excited About Sustainability Consulting Now More Than Ever

Community, Student Experience

MBA alum James Parle on Presidio’s impact on his professional pursuits in entrepreneurship, cleantech, sustainability consulting, and his long-term passion for climate advocacy. Thank you so much for sitting down with us, James! Can you walk us through what you’re up to and how you landed your current role? I’ve worked as a self-employed consultant …

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Presidio Alumni Spotlight: Erika Kimball

Community, Student Experience

Our ongoing Alumni Spotlight Series recognizes and amplifies the incredible impact of our talented community of change-making alumni, who are working to create and lead sustainable solutions across multifaceted industries and sectors. We’re proud to spotlight their experience as a Presidian and discover where their path has taken them since achieving their degree.  In this …

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Presidio Alumni Spotlight: Priyanka Srinivasan

Sustainability

One of the powerful benefits of a Presidio education is the opportunity to tap into a community of change. At Presidio, we welcome our students to join and benefit from the insight of our talented and highly driven alumni, who are working to make a positive impact across both borders and sectors. Some Presidio alumni …

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A Day in the Life of a Sustainability Consultant

Sustainability, Social Justice, Community

Management consulting is one of the many impactful career outcomes one may pursue after receiving an MBA in sustainability. But what exactly does a career as a sustainability consultant look like? We sat down with Pamela Gordon, Managing Director of PGS Consults, the expert consultancy firm at Presidio Graduate School, to talk about her typical …

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Presidio Alumni Spotlight: Eric Fleishman

Community, Student Experience

Presidio’s growing alumni community is comprised of a tight-knit network of forward-thinking and dedicated sustainability and social justice professionals. These leaders and inspired solvers work tirelessly to bridge differences and build sustainable and equitable policies, processes, businesses, and communities. In our ongoing Alumni Spotlight Series, we take a moment to shine a light on some …

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7 Ways to Start Building a Career in Sustainability

Sustainability, Social Justice, Community

Whether sustainability is a lifelong passion of yours or a brand-new interest, making it part of your career is more viable than ever. More and more businesses and organizations are looking to recruit sustainability specialists as consultants, team leaders, and executives across professional sectors — from healthcare to commerce, manufacturing to technology to public policy, …

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The Most Rewarding Careers You Can Get With an MPA

Student Experience

Have you been considering enrolling in a Master of Public Administration program but have hesitated because you’re not sure what you would do with it after graduation? The good news is there are a wide variety of different career options that an MPA can prepare you for, ranging from government positions to C-suite level jobs …

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Presidio Alumni Spotlight: Shivani Ganguly 

Community, Student Experience

One of the benefits we’re most proud of at Presidio Graduate School is our growing network of alumni and the positive impacts they’re making out in the world. As part of an ongoing series, we spotlight some of these fantastic changemakers and talk to them about their experiences at Presidio and beyond. Today we’re talking …

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