Charu Vijay is a sophomore from the Bay Area, California who loves coffee, baking, and Netflix (in that order). She is planning on majoring in Environmental Engineering with a minor in Food Systems and has been passionate about sustainability since a school trip to Belize. In her free time, you can probably catch her getting laps in the pool, racking up Dunkin' points, or watching Ted-Ed videos to gather some borderline useless facts. She is super excited to find ways to make Tufts more environmentally friendly with her fellow Eco-Reps!
Will Carter is a sophomore from Sonoma, CA. He is studying Film and Media Studies and Environmental Studies with the hopes of working to make science and environmental research more accessible. You can always find him outdoors, and is often seen running, swimming, camping, sledding or hiking. Will can't wait to continue to promote sustainable living with the Eco-Reps!
Ryan Swett is a sophomore from Hingham, MA who is likely going to major in both Economics and Environmental Studies. In his free time, Ryan enjoys reading, skiing, and taking long walks on the beach. He is looking forward to promoting sustainability on campus and discussing any sustainability-related topics with his peers.
Kyrielle Lord is a sophomore from California majoring in Environmental Engineering and is a part of the Tisch Scholars program. The intersection between environmentalism and social justice is especially important to her. She enjoys cooking, playing beach volleyball and matching colorful eyeliner and earrings. She loves being part of the Eco-Reps community and can't wait to learn all sorts of new things from them!
Maia Ramirez Corten is a sophomore from Madison, Wisconsin planning to major in Film and Media Studies and the Global Health track of International Relations. In her free time, she likes to read, roller skate, dance, and learn as many languages as she can. She was also a competitive figure skater for many years. Combining social and environmental justice movements is very important to her. She looks forward to working as an Eco-Rep on sustainability at Tufts!
ShaSha Kingston is a sophomore from Boise, Idaho who plans to major in Biology and Environmental Studies (emphasis on the word "plans"). She loves hammocking, taking photos, playing spikeball/frisbee, making jewelry and drawing. ShaSha is super excited to be an Eco-Rep this year and promote sustainable living on campus!
Violet Kopp is a sophomore from Brooklyn, NY who plans on being a Civics Studies and American Studies double major. Poetry, dialogue, local politics, and environmentalism are some of her many passions. As an Eco-Rep, Violet is excited to connect the political to the personal, helping to create a greener and more just Tufts.
Sam Markowitz is a junior from Arlington, VA majoring in Biology and Environmental Studies. In his free time, he likes to spend time outdoors, birdwatch, play frisbee, and play music with friends. He's super excited to be back as an Eco-Rep this semester.
Nicole Verde is a junior from Miami, FL majoring in Clinical Psychology as well as Child Studies and Human Development. Aside from Eco-Reps, she helps run the Crafts Center and is an RA in Houston Hall. She loves making dangly earrings, eating fun vegan food, and gardening!
Ethan Cardi is a sophomore from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania studying Economics and Environmental Studies. Between classes you can find him watching soccer, playing frisbee, or relaxing with his friends. Ethan is looking forward to being part of the Eco-Rep program this year.
Hannah Bray is a junior originally from Austin, Texas and now resides in the Boston area! She is a double major in Biology and Environmental Studies and has a large interest in conservation. In her free time, she enjoys doing yoga with her mom (she's a certified yoga instructor!), driving down the streets of Somerville finding free furniture to fix up for her house, finding new sustainable clothing brands, and taking her dogs on local trails! Hannah is so excited to continue to educate students on more ethical, sustainable alternatives to the commonly known brands!
Allie Agnew is a sophomore from Westport, CT, studying Community Health and Environmental Studies. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, knitting hats, and hiking in the white mountains in NH. Her interest in the environment sparked from attending a semester program on a farm in VT during her junior year of high school. She is very excited about the opportunity to be an Eco-Rep and promote sustainable habits on campus.
Sabrina Zhang is from Sharon, MA and majors in Biomedical Engineering! Outside of class, she is part of the Tufts Ski Team, Ultimate Frisbee Team, and Animal Aid; she also loves making playlists and struggling to raise her growing number of dying plants.
Keila McCabe is a sophomore from Manhattan Beach, California, likely majoring in Environmental Studies and Film and Media Studies. In her free time, she loves to crochet, care for her plants, and visit National Parks. She is on the softball team at Tufts and also writes for the Tufts Daily. She is passionate about food justice and sustainable agriculture and is excited to be part of the Eco-Reps team!
Jackie Forcina is a sophomore from Franklin, Massachusetts. She is part of the dual-degree program with the SMFA and is majoring in Studio Art and Environmental Studies. In her free time she is usually drawing, gardening, or cooking, and she loves a good read! She is very passionate about environmental justice and climate justice, and is very excited to continue increasing sustainability at Tufts this year!
Jojo Lee is a sophomore from Danville, California probably majoring in English and Philosophy. When she isn't obsessing over the state of the compost bin, you can find her harassing people to run with her, cloud spotting, reading, or listening to Taylor Swift's entire discography on repeat. She is super excited to be learning and promoting sustainable practices on campus this fall!
Miriam Shamash is a junior from Great Neck, Long Island, NY who is double majoring in Computer Science and Engineering Psychology. Growing up, Miriam would save all the stray animals near her house and extend her passion of caring for animals by spoiling her two rescue dogs. She is most interested in the intersection between environmental sustainability and technology. Miriam enjoys scuba diving, traveling to new cities, and watching horror movies.
Arysha Madhani is a sophomore from Los Angeles, California, majoring in Environmental Studies and Economics. Her passions include renewable energy, sustainable economic development, and environmental justice. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, running, and spending time with her friends. One of her goals she'd like to pursue as an Eco-Rep is decolonizing sustainability by providing a platform for indigenous voices.
Kat Ezeoha is a senior majoring in Applied Environmental Studies and minoring in Entrepreneurial Leadership. She's from San Rafael, California. In addition to being an Eco-Rep Coordinator, she does long and triple jump on the Tufts Track & Field Team but grew up playing soccer her whole life. In her free time, she loves going on hikes, listening to podcasts, and doing art projects. One of her goals that she'd like to continue as a coordinator is to get rid of the stereotypes that people often associate with what an eco-friendly person resembles.
Sophie Impellitteri is a senior studying Environmental Engineering. She is interested in a wide range of sustainability topics, from pollution to energy to social systems. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, reading, and playing with her dog. She loves Eco-Reps and sustainability and is excited to work with everyone in person this year!
Sam Russo is a junior from NJ majoring in Computer Science and Cognitive and Brain Sciences. Some of his favorite things are words, games, and word games. In his free time, he enjoys cooking projects (sweet potato ice cream and homemade ricotta, among others), reading, and hanging out on organic farms. He's so excited to work as an assistant coordinator this year and is hoping to help show how small, repeated choices can support sustainability.
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Caroline Ding is a junior from Alfred, NY majoring in Chemical Engineering. In her free time, she likes to practice taekwondo with her teammates, hang out with friends, read novels, shop for teas, and watch kdramas. You can come talk to her about anything sustainability related! One of her goals as an assistant coordinator this year is to implement more holistic and systemic environmental education at Tufts, and is super excited to help each area with their projects!