Bicentennial Sustainability Leadership Summit - Alumni in Attendance Spotlight

Seshi Konu

Join the Career Center on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 9:00am - 12:15pm the Global Sustainability Trends Across Sectors Alumni flash talks. The event will be held in the Newcomb Ballroom. This is a great opportunity to hear from alumni working towards sustainability goals from various areas such as law, education, business, and architecture. Registration begins at 8:00 am.  

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Alumni in attendance include:

Beth Heider the Chief Sustainability Officer of Skanska, who graduated from UVA with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. She has since worked for construction companies and served as the Chair for the US Green Building Council. Now she works for Skaska, a worldwide major project development, and construction group. Skanska has a mission to create sustainable solutions and be a leader in quality green construction, work safety, and business ethics. 

Grey McLean is the founder of Charlottesville Climate Collaborative (C3). He is committed to combating climate change and is driven by the idea that is it one of the greatest challenges we face as a global community. The Charlottesville Climate Collaborative is a non-profit based in Charlottesville, VA that aims to catalyze climate action through community-wide collaborations and programs that reduce climate pollution and advance the Charlottesville identity to include climate leadership. In addition to C3, Grey McLean is also adjunct faculty at UVA's Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. 

Kyle Rudzinski is the Director of Strategy for Sustainability at Levi Strauss & Co. He graduated from UVA with a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and a MEd in Educational Psychology and played on the varsity basketball team. Since graduating, Kyle Rudzinski has worked for the U.S. Department of Energy and The Dow Chemical Company. He has also been a guest lecturer for the University California, Berkely, Haas School of Business. Today, his work with Levi Strauss & Co. centers around embedding sustainability into strategy, marketing, supply chain development, and more.