Last week, I had the pleasure of being a guest speaker with our Urban Water team at Ford Community Challenge. It was such an honor to explain to other change agents our design and how we used our $50,000 grant from the Ford Motor Fund. While there, I learned how other groups used their Ford grants, from designing puriflumes to creating to clean water solutions for their … Continue reading the story "Don’t Take a Single Breath for Granted"
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When I think of people standing in line for long periods of time, I think of Black Friday (the day before Thanksgiving). Why else would people wait if not for a great deal? Never in my wildest dream would I have imagined volunteers standing in line in the midst of high winds; sometimes lines longer than those you would see waiting for popular rides at … Continue reading the story "Lines for Days…The Importance of Volunteering"
I spent the weekend at Sustainability Workshop at the University Michigan. During this process, I was able to think about my journey to where I am today...ENJOY!! Everyone has a story. I am no different. But the difference between me and another candidate is that I actually practice what I preach when I go home every night. Growing up, I had a pretty normal childhood (minus … Continue reading the story "An Open Letter: My Personal Journey to Sustainable Development"
Growing up, I was a visually creative child; I could verbally design and explain what should be created but the actual drawing was left to my sister. She inherited the artist gene and would make my thoughts come to life. However, I was a great paper windmill (windmills actually don’t generate electricity but help with … Continue reading the story "Can Business Really Have a Heart? My story on wind turbines."
Attending one of the best engineering schools in the country has its perks, from the underground tunnels so I can walk from the parking garage to all of my classes throughout campus without going out in the snow to feeling inspired every day by the Neil Armstrong (a Purdue grad!) memorial. But the biggest perk to me is being on the cutting edge of a … Continue reading the story "Why this MBA is taking engineering classes in her last semester"