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Eileen Nakahata

MBA 2023
Master of Environmental Management 2023

Eileen is a first year joint-degree student at Yale School of the Environment and Yale School of Management. Eileen is interested in ways that businesses can reduce risk by conserving ecosystems and advancing nature-based solutions to climate change.

Eileen has conducted ecological fieldwork in a variety of places, including transmission power line corridors, urban park systems, western rangelands and rainforests in Madagascar. Most recently, Eileen worked as a contractor for the Bureau of Land Management’s Plant Conservation & Restoration Program, where she developed communications highlighting federal efforts to conserve native plant genetic diversity and increase capacity for ecosystem restoration on public lands. Eileen also worked as an environmental consultant at Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (Davey Resource Group).

Eileen graduated summa cum laude from the College of William & Mary with a B.S. in Biology and Environmental Science. In her free time, Eileen enjoys singing, cooking, and hiking.