Devon Douglas Leahy
In her current role as Senior Director of Sustainability and Social Innovation at Etsy, Devon works to leverage Etsy’s markets, technologies and services to create positive environmental and social value. This includes leading the company’s strategy to move towards carbon neutral and zero waste operations, advance the use of mindful materials throughout Etsy’s marketplace and address systemic social issues that impede the growth and success of creative entrepreneurs.
At the Erb Institute, Devon focused on Marketing, Corporate Strategy and Environmental Policy with the goal of democratizing sustainability through consumer education and stakeholder engagement. She held summer internships at both Walmart and Seventh Generation.
Devon grew up in Stowe, Vermont and has a B.A. in Environmental Policy, Government and Art History from Colby College. She now lives in Brooklyn with her husband Tom Leahy (Erb ’10), their daughter Sloane and dog Harley.