Helen Elisabeth Sitarstudent
At Global Change Ecology until 12/2015
|2013 - present||
Master of Science in Global Change Ecology
|2007 - 2012||
Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science and Policy
Focus on landscape-scale ecological degradation and land-use issues
Advisor: Michelle Joffroy
|07/11 - 08/11||
Ogranic Horticulture Intern: Implemented organic plant maintenance, assisted in product development, including wine filtration, marketing, and distribution.
|05/10 - 09/10||
Washington National Episcopal Cathedral Foundation|
Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Horticulture Intern: Improved and maintained garden landscape, pruned extensive rose and boxwood collection, counteracted compacted soil in historic Olmstead Woods with planting projects.
|06/08 - 07/08||
Environmental Department of Puerto Lopez|
Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Reforestation and Environmental Education Intern: Promoted awareness regarding local deforestation and its connection to erosion, landslides, and flooding events, worked in tree nursery for reforestation projects, and led classes in schools about local environmental issues and regional endemics, particularly the humpback whale.
|02/08||Commission on the Status of Women, 52nd Session
New York, U.S.A.