Iliana Lazarova

Insurance Fellow at Growald Family Fund
Master of Environmental Management  2016
Profile

Iliana Lazarova is an Insurance Fellow at Growald Family Fund. At Yale she focused on renewable energy and environmental entrepreneurship. Before coming to Yale, she was working on education activities promoting social participation. She was a teacher in a middle school working with underprivileged students while at the same time she served as the Bulgarian Youth Delegate to the United Nations. Over the past year, Iliana was a project manager for the crowdfunding platform Greenhero.com that promotes citizen participation in support of low-carbon projects. She also gained first- hand experience on energy management and operations efficiency issues in the utility company Alcatel Lucent. Iliana aspires to develop professionally in the areas of renewable energy finance and corporate sustainability. She is interested in the potential of entrepreneurs to solve global environmental and social challenges such as energy access and water shortages. In her leisure time she enjoys traveling and exploring new cultures. Iliana holds a B.A. in International Economic Relations and her academic experience include national and international academic institutions such as Barnard College, Columbia University.

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Authored Blogs
Sobotka Stories: Shoots LLC
Insights from a Sobotka Seed Stage Grant Recipient
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Sobotka Stories: Poda Foods
Insights from Sobotka Seed Stage Grant Recipients
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Sobotka Stories: Guide Finder
Insights from Sobotka Seed Stage Grant Recipients
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Reflections on the Pathways to Impact conference
A personal perspective from a young sustainability professional
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Authored Forum Articles
Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance Incubates Programs
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The Rockefeller Foundation’s Climate-Finance Strategy
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The Rockefeller Foundation’s Climate-Finance Strategy
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Power-Purchase Agreements Propel Corporations toward Clean Energy
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