Meet Our 2016-17 BSC Associates
Annabelle Fernandez, MALS '17
Hello, my name is Anna and I'm currently a second year graduate student in the Master of Arts Liberal Studies (MALS) program with a concentration of Global Markets, Social Policies and Culture. I double majored in Business Administration and Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill and have previously worked in the technology industry (IBM, Lenovo, Cisco) and most recently in the education space (Duke University). As the newest member of Business Sustainability Collaborative (BSC) team, my focus will be identifying and developing new content for the NC Sustainability Connection. In addition, I'll also assist with the planning and managing of BSC events. I'm thrilled to join this team and look forward to helping drive and advance our sustainability initiatives.
Rejaul Hasan, PhD '18, College of Textiles
Hello, my name is Rejaul Hasan. I am a second year PhD student at College of Textiles, NC State with a concentration in Supply Chain and Sustainability. Before NC State, I worked almost five years in global apparel sourcing and supply chain for the French sporting goods retailer “Decathlon” in different part of the world including Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Vietnam and China. As a BSC Associate, my main role is to disseminate the academic research to broader community in a convenient way. I support in organizing sustainability events at campus. I am also leading a research project on sustainability practice in apparel sourcing and supply chain from low cost South Asian countries at College of Textiles and Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) at NC State. I am excited to join BSC team and passionate to advance the sustainability initiative at campus and beyond the campus.
Rudhawarsh Loganathan, Jenkins MBA '17
Hey, I am Rudha, First year MBA student at NC State Jenkins Program concentrating on Supply Chain Management. My previous work experience was with John Deere as an engineer analyst with one of my experiences in testing devices on vehicle emissions. I have a strong belief that sustainability is the future for business and BSC provides me the right platform to learn how to be sustainable in environmental and business settings. As a new member in the team, I am currently representing BSC at various platforms and creating awareness on how BSC could help apply sustainability thought process to business problems. I am also working on Zero Waste Program to create a sustainable environment at NC State and managing events of BSC.
Kaley Moffitt, BS Business Administration '18
Hello, my name is Kaley. I am currently a sophomore in the Poole College of Management, studying Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing; I also have an interest in business analytics. I recently joined the Business Sustainability Collaboration in November of 2015 to learn more about business sustainability practices and to promote the organization as a whole. As a student associate, I am in charge of marketing the Business Sustainability Collaborative which includes managing the social media platforms as well as developing other marketing materials for events and programs. I love working with the Business Sustainability Collaborative because I feel as though the team is exposing me more and more every day to what it means to be sustainable in the business world. I am excited about the freedom we have to come up with creative ideas on how to implement sustainability at school and in the community.
Shannon O’Shea, Jenkins MBA '17
Hi, my name is Shannon O’Shea. I am a first year student in the NC State Jenkins MBA program concentrating in Entrepreneurship. I joined the Business Sustainability Collaborative Student Leadership Program in 2015 to contribute to all of the important work that the BSC is doing at NC State and to network with other students, faculty, alumni and members of the business community working in the field of sustainable business. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from NC State and a Master’s in Public Health from UNC-Chapel Hill focused on Environmental Health. I have several years of experience working for the US Environmental Protection Agency and consulting for other government agencies and local non-profits. As an Associate for the BSC, I am coordinating a panel on sustainable food supply chain for FoodCon 2015, a food conference being held at Duke Fuqua School of Business in December 2015. I am also involved in developing a business sustainability mentor program which will connect students with alumni that work with or incorporate sustainability into their job function.