Below are the Climate Associates who no longer work at WUCCP.
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Guinter Dame Vogg is a senior from Encruzilhada do Sul, Brazil majoring in Chemical Engineering. He is passionate about climate change mitigation, which he explores through Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), more efficient and sustainable ways of energy production, and the preservation of our biodiversity; he is also interested in climate policy, and in the ways we can bring engineering and politics together in order to tackle the climate crisis. He is excited to be part of WUCCP in order to bring tangible climate action to our campus, as well as inform the student body about the topic. He serves the Social Programming Board as Outreach Director and the Engineering Council as Academic Affairs Director. In his free time he likes to explore the different neighborhoods of the city, especially to find new restaurants with his friends. As you can see in the picture at Mammoth Caves, Guinter also really enjoys hiking.
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Lara is a senior majoring in Environmental Analysis and Political Science. She studies clean energy, energy infrastructure, political influence, environmental communication, and evidence-based policymaking. On campus, she is an associate editor for Spires Intercollegiate Arts and Literary Magazine and advertising chair for String Theory, WashU’s knitting and crochet club. Lara works as a Climate Associate with the Washington University Climate Change Program.
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Passionate about Environmental Justice, Advocacy, Biodiversity, Conservation, and incorporating sustainable solutions into all aspects of life, Sejal majored in Environmental Biology and minored in Psychology and Legal Studies. She was also a member of the varsity track and field team, a trip leader for WU Outing Club, a volunteer with the Bear Cubs Running Team, and the 2022-2023 Undergraduate Student Representative to the WashU Board of Trustees. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, reading, baking, and pretty much anything outdoors.
Class of 2023
Bennett hopes for a future where environmentalism is not only mainstream, but integrated into the way the world operates—a circular economy, mindful individuals, and motivated politicians. Following these passions, he majored in Environmental Analysis and minored in the Business of Social Impact, and was a part of the Beyond Boundaries Program at WashU. He enjoys learning about energy solutions, hydrology, habitat conservation, industrial waste reduction, biology, environmental justice, sustainable urban development, and more. Around his friends in his dorm, Bennett is proud to be known as “the guy who will call you out if you don’t compost.”
Class of 2023
Julian is passionate about Environmental Law and Sustainability. Following these passions, he majored in Environmental Analysis and International Affairs. After transferring to WashU during the COVID-19 pandemic, he joined the Office of Sustainability and found an outlet for these passions. Julian is excited about contributing to climate action goals with the skills he acquired from WashU.
Class of 2023
Nina was passionate about Environmentalism, and on campus, she participated in her hobbies as the treasurer of Active Minds and through participation in multiple theater productions throughout the year. She majored in Environmental Analysis and Spanish, and her other passions include singing, playing piano and guitar, and running. She was a part of WUCCP and contributed to the growing effort to ensure future generations a livable planet.
Class of 2021
Ellery’s early passion for animal rights led her to think more about the ways in which human beings alter the environment, prompting her to take environmental courses in college and become an informed advocate. She then majored in International Area Studies and minored in Environmental Studies. On campus, Ellery sang with the Greenleafs.
Class of 2021
Remy’s favorite part of working with WUCCP was getting to collaborate with such a wide variety of environmentally focused faculty and students on different projects; he learned a lot about different environmental issues through these discussions. He majored in Environmental Policy and minored in Environmental Earth Sciences, and Remy is planning on working with an environmental consulting firm with a focus on decreasing emissions through areas such as energy efficiency. Working with WUCCP was one of the highlights of his time at WashU and he looks forward to seeing what more the program can accomplish as it continues to grow.
Class of 2020
Sara worked for WUCCP for 2 years, advancing the program with her passions for Environmental Justice and Policy. She majored in Environmental Policy and minored in Writing and Computer Science. Sara also attended the COP25 delegation and worked as a Teaching Assistant in EnSt 101. Since graduating, Sara is now a fellow with Venture for America.
Class of 2019
Emma majored in Biology to pursue her interests in ecology and climate-smart agricultural practices. Emma has worked at the Missouri Botanical Garden and at WashU’s Department of Biology. She continues her career as an IPM Technician at Rutgers University—New Brunswick, where she collects pest and disease data for research.
Class of 2019
Seth majored in Statistics and International Affairs, gaining skills in policy analysis and international relations and assisting Beth Martin in her role as RINGO focal point. Seth’s first job after graduation was the International Projects Lead at Youth Climate Lab, and he has continued his career at the Meridian Institute.
Class of 2018
Ingrid spent her time at WashU expanding environmental opportunities and making long-term impacts. Double majoring in Environmental Policy and Philosophy, she assisted Beth Martin in her role as RINGO focal point and served as SU’s Executive Advisor for Sustainability in addition to contributing to WUCCP’s development. In the months following graduation, Ingrid joined the Green Corps program in order to master environmental organizing.
Class of 2016
Rachel graduated in 2016 with dual majors in Environmental Policy and English Literature and a minor in Spanish. Rachel worked as a Summer Fellow in the early days of WUCCP, developing the curriculum for what is now the International Climate Negotiation Seminar. Her interests in international environmental law and climate policy first took her to the World Resources Institute as a Research Assistant after graduation. Rachel is now pursuing a JD degree from Harvard Law and taking on many leadership roles across various environmental societies, at Harvard and beyond.