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Anush Arvind graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy from UCLA and has extensive experience as a journalist, most recently at the Daily Bruin. He hopes to attend law school soon, but, in the meanwhile, is content with playing historical grand strategy games on his (beautiful) PC, staring at Netflix’s titles page and generally living Kafka’s “Metamorphosis.”
Kierstin Blatzheim is a current undergraduate in Environmental Science at UCLA where she relies a little too much on iced coffee to get her through her 8am classes. With a passion for all things sustainability, she’s a Program Coordinator for the Office of Sustainability at UCLA and a staff writer at Illuminate. Away from her studies, she enjoys soaking up the sun on the beach, camping under the stars and gardening in her apartment.
Anna Maria is a beekepeer, herbalist, doula, professor and farmer. As Managing Partner at About and For Sustainability, she’s educated hundreds of students in permaculture, urban farming, medicinal herb growing, and beekeeping. She’s currently rehabilitating over 100 acres of Missouri heartland in their latest venture: Cedar Bloom Farm.
Stacey Stormo is a Sustainability Consultant and Strategic Designer based in Orange County, CA. She’s the Founder and CEO of Stormo & Co. Sustainability Design, a sustainability consulting firm dedicated to helping businesses balance people, planet and profit. When she’s not out saving the world, Stacey spends her time biking, cooking, gardening and playing tug-of-war with her dog Dawson (sadly, she always seems to lose).
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