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The Erb Institute offers students a unique opportunity to develop a set of integrated skills for confronting the complex challenges of sustainability. To be successful, a student must have strong analytic skills and the ability to communicate effectively across traditional academic, political and industrial boundaries. Erb Institute students come from diverse backgrounds, and represent decades of unique experience in a wide range of countries, sectors and industries. This diversity provides a critical educational resource for students, and enhances our ability to develop leaders who are prepared to tackle sustainable development in any sector of society.

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Mallory McLaughlin

MBA/MS Program 2015

Mallory is interested in helping for-profit businesses integrate environmental sustainability into their operations and company culture. She is particularly focused on financial and carbon savings by increasing a company’s energy efficiency. Mallory graduated with a BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Illinois. She subsequently worked at public university as a Scientific Lab Manager, overseeing the operations and grants management of a developmental physiology research lab. Due to her experience working with scientists, she is also interested in the translation of climate science research from the lab or field to the private sector. Mallory also served on a subcommittee of the university’s Sustainability Council that funded student and faculty proposed projects that supplemented the university’s sustainability mission, including EV charging stations and rainwater collection tanks. In her free time, Mallory enjoys spending time with friends and family, enjoying craft beer, and improving her sewing skills.

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Pavel AzgaldovResume

MBA/MS Program 2016

Pavel's passion for sustainability led him to join the Erb Institute to build upon his expertise in sustainable development with knowledge of business and environment. His research interests lie at the nexus of renewable energy, water, and environment. Pavel is a co-VP of annual Renewable Energy Case Competition and a CleanTech Fellow at the Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund. Before Erb he worked for the Economy Ministry of Russia, where he had designed and introduced new regulations that would incentivize utilities with a $50 billion turnover to invest in energy efficiency and infrastructure as well as improve the quality of their customer care. Prime Minister of the Russian Federation acknowledged Pavel's achievements by giving him the Recognition Award. Pavel graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and New Economic School. His spare time he devotes to skiing and playing tennis with his friends.

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Micaela Battiste

MBA/MS Program 2017

Micaela's interest in social and environmental sustainability through business developed while writing her undergraduate thesis at the University of Michigan. After studying both Spanish and Women's Studies, she accepted a position with the Chilean fair-trade exporter Comparte, where she learned to manage the struggle of keeping fair-trade fair. She connected artisans and food producers with limited access to traditional export markets with buyers willing to pay a fair price for their work. Micaela comes to the Erb institute after five years in Santiago, Chile. She hopes to better understand the impact and innovative approaches of responsible business practices.

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