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Ira Shaughnessy

Susatainability Manager

The Dow Chemical Company

Class of 2013



Ira joins the Erb Community with specific interest in Sustainability Strategy and International Development. Serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural Ghana, Ira saw first hand how appropriately allocated time and funding can create significant environmental and social impact. Ira hopes to utilize his field experience and Erb education in bringing sustainable development to Base of the Pyramid markets. During his summers, Ira has added sustainability in both non-profit and private sectors. Most recently, Ira created a waste-to-energy model for The Dow Chemical Company.