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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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Loretta So

MBA/MS Program 2017

Loretta is an MBA/MS candidate at University of Michigan with the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise. She has been actively involved in Net Impact, Asian American Business Association (AABA), Wolverine Angel Network, and Detroit Impact (a consulting project to build a business corridor in the Osborn community in Detroit). She is passionate about identifying innovative, logical solutions for social enterprises. Highly ambitious, process-focused, analytical, and detail-oriented, Loretta has a strong proficiency in building rapport and, accordingly, successfully leveraging relationships to drive projects forward. Her previous work experience is in entertainment marketing at Creative Artists Agency and creative story development at Lime Orchard Productions. Originally from Los Angeles, Loretta earned a BS in Bioengineering-Biotechnology and a minor in Film Studies from University of California San Diego. Loretta enjoys exploring new restaurants, being active (basketball, hiking, surfing, snowboarding), and traveling.

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Carolina Fernandez MaestriResume

MBA/MS Program 2018

Results-oriented professional with over 7 years of experience in consulting, publicly traded and privately held companies, with a strong interest in impact and a passion towards strategy. Proven track record of initiating and leading cross-functional projects in Corporate Sustainability, delivering value and innovation. Aspire to engage in an organization led by innovation and sustainable growth, in a collaborative team environment.

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Zach Friedman

MBA/MS Program 2019

Zach strives to find business solutions that better connect communities to local food producers while limiting the environmental impact of US agriculture. Prior to arriving in Ann Arbor, Zach was a communications strategist in Washington, DC, where he worked with clients including John Deere, US allies in the Far and Middle East and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, for which he helped expand the national profile of Michigan's entrepreneurial ecosystem. He continues to work with startups as a mentor with 1776, a Washington DC-based incubator and seed fund. Zach earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. When not trying to improve US agriculture, Zach enjoys trying to cook it, preferably while listening to an assortment of folk, funk or blues music.

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