Research interests: renewable energy economics (solar, wind, woody biomass), economics of conservation easements
Mission: to electrify rural Mexico with solar technology while empowering local population, one village at a time. Watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY5mGhrlEk4&feature=youtu.be
Responsibilities: fundraised for PV research projects and development projects in Cameroon and India, managed public relations, restructured and updated the company website, represented the institute at meetings in Brussels, Valencia and Trondheim.
Co-taught a block seminar "Going Green" to the undergraduate students 6 ECTS
A student-run NGO for sustainable economics and management. Participated at the project leadership training in Switzerland and an autumn meeting in Ireland organized by oikos international.
Investment advice, pensions, credit cards, student loans, transactions, business accounts - and much more.
Fulbright doctoral scholar
Concentration: Renewable energy, resource and environmental economics
Activities: -Idea Connect board member (promoting entrepreneurship on the SU and ESF campuses). -Orange Dialogue for Peace discussion leader (participated in 4 retreats focusing on conflict resolution). -Active member of the Lutheran Campus Ministry.
Certificate in Environmental Markets Entrepreneurship
Concentration: Environmental entrepreneurship
Activities: Intensive 2-week training in environmental entrepreneurship that culminated in presentation of my own entrepreneurial project. Program alumni coordinator for 2012: organized the alumni reunion.
Master of Arts in International Economics and Business
Concentration: Thesis: 'Did Mexico become a pollution haven after joining NAFTA?' (very good)
Activities: DAAD graduate scholarship, Model UN debating club president, co-founder of oikos Konstanz, promoting environmental curriculum on campus
Erasmus Mundus exchange scholar
Concentration: Economics, International Relations
Activities: Model United Nations debating club
Bachelor of Arts in English, Economics & Business Administration
Concentration: Thesis: 'Translation of the slogans of the multinational corporations into the Estonian language' (very good)
Activities: Full tuition waver, monthly travel and living stipend based on scholarly merit
Activities: Classes in environmental & energy economics, time series analysis, and finance.
Salsa dancing, zumba, aerobics, Yellowstone National Park, cooking, local foodism. Networks include: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Fulbright, Institute for Humane Studies, the Fund for American Studies, oikos international, Syracuse entrepreneurship network, Property and Environment Research Center. Languages: Estonian, Russian, English, German and conversational French. Some Spanish.