1:1 Alumni Chat: Gillian Lui '13 (Sustainability Consultant, Ceres)
Alumni panelists from the Thursday evening Field Guide will be available for informal one-on-one chats with students. Sign up to talk with alumni about their path from Middlebury to where they are today, how they have applied what they learned in school to help them build their careers, and how students might pursue a similar path.
1:1 Alumni chats are private, one-on-one conversations, approximately 20 minutes in length.
SIGNING UP FOR A 1:1 IS A REQUIRED TWO-STEP PROCESS:
After you attach your resume and submit, you will immediately receive an email from Handshake asking you to select a time. You must select a time slot in order to confirm your one-on-one alumni chat.
Gillian is a San Francisco Bay Area-based sustainability professional who has advanced climate change mitigation strategies across the academic, philanthropic, and non-profit sectors. She currently works as a Sustainability Consultant with Ceres, a non-profit that mobilizes Fortune 500 companies and global investors around climate leadership and advocacy. Prior to Ceres, Gillian was a Climate Research Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, conducting research and analysis to develop The Packard Foundation’s US$50 million annual grantmaking portfolio on climate solutions in land use, innovations, and energy.
At Middlebury, Gillian was a joint major in Environmental Studies and Conservation Biology, and minored in Mathematics. She also holds a research Master’s degree in Plant Sciences from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Keasbey Scholar and published research at the intersection of tropical deforestation and emerging remote sensing technologies.