Brenda is a second year Master of Environmental Management degree candidate. Brenda’s focus is on incorporating sustainability into the consumer product supply chain. This past summer she completed the EDF Climate Corp Fellowship at PepsiCo, working on advancing PepsiCo’s Performance with Purpose goals.
Prior to Yale, Brenda spent two years in the Sourcing department at ANN Inc. working on product development and production. She worked on the core team that launched the Better Cotton Initiative at ANN Inc, a program that works with local farmers to produce more sustainable cotton.
At the Center for Business and Environment at Yale (CBEY), Brenda worked on research and development of the case studies for Yale's online course in Spring 2017 within the Global Network for Advanced Management entitled, "Natural Capital: Managing Risks and Opportunities in Global Resource Systems." Brenda also worked closely with Jen Molnar who is a CBEY Executive Fellow, FES alumna and Managing Director and Lead Scientist for the Center for Sustainability Science at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) on developing a case study for the TNC/Dow Chemical partnership and conducting corporate supply chain research for TNC.
Brenda holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bucknell University.