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When Eshanthi Ranasinghe (MS/MBA ’12) worked at Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, it awakened in her a realization that the unique blend of business know-how and systems thinking she gained at SEAS could be used for meaningful social change. Now, she is using her skill set to make an even bigger impact at The Audacious Project.
Growing up, Elizabeth Wallace (MS/MBA ’22) watched as her mom ran an environmental education nonprofit in her free time. Her mom’s passion made it clear to Wallace that this work was important, thought it was less clear that working in nonprofits could be her career path. A defining trip to Chile shifted Wallace's view after a powerful earthquake struck.
U-M is planning for the future of the Ann Arbor campus, with plans to reimagine the physical environment in ways that manifest the university’s strategic vision. Campus Plan 2050 has six focus areas, and Tao Zhang (MS/MLA ’08) is leading the effort for one devoted to Landscape + Open Space.