Beatriz is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, where she focuses on corporate responsibility, sustainable supply chain and circular economy. At Yale, she co-leads the Outdoor Industry Student Interest Group, is a student co-leader of the Center for Business & Environment at Yale (CBEY) Pathways in Business series and a research assistant at the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP). She is also a project Associate at The Forests Dialogue, where she manages the Land Use Initiative in West Africa.
During the summer of 2019, Beatriz is working at The World Resources Institute (WRI), as a Business Center intern, where she supports the team in research efforts related to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), exploring whether Greenhouse Gases reduction targets made by the private sector after the Paris Agreement are leading to actual emissions reduction.
Beatriz is an environmental lawyer and before coming to Yale, she worked for 4 years as a cabinet advisor at the State Secretariat for the Environment in Sao Paulo, managing the Sao Paulo State Circular Economy Program and the $130M Biodiversity Fund for Protected Areas. Beatriz is passionate about increasing engagement into corporate sustainability efforts and to lead meaningful change and long-term commitment across the private sector.
She’s originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and in 2009 was a visiting student at the University of California at Berkeley (UC-Berkeley). In her free time, she loves to trail run, road bike and rock climb.