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Veronica Johnson EDUCATION • MBA – Sustainability Bard College • B.A. in Environmental Engineering Rice University

ENROLLED • Cohort 6

LOCATION • Georgetown, Texas

Veronica Johnson is a sustainability professional with five years of experience in higher education. She is a strong advocate for social justice, human rights, climate action, wildlife conservation, and advancing the circular economy. Through collaborations with campus stakeholders, she strives to equip higher education students with the knowledge and skills to make a sustainable difference in local communities and beyond. She earned a B.A. in Environmental Engineering from Rice University in 2016. During her undergrad, she interned in Rice University’s Administrative Center for Sustainability and Energy Management. In her role, she established and grew the “Sustainability at Rice” brand through active social media engagement, the creation of a campus sustainability e-newsletter, and the redesign of the sustainability.rice.edu website. She also co-developed a proposal to implement a stand-alone BS Environmental Science degree. She earned an MBA in Sustainability from Bard College in 2021. During her graduate program, she started as Southwestern University’s first-ever sustainability coordinator. In that role, she administered numerous programs to promote campus sustainability to students, faculty, staff, and the Georgetown community; facilitated a campus-wide sustainability strategic plan; oversaw the sustainability grant program; spearheaded Southwestern University’s STARS data collection and reporting process, earning the institution’s first gold rating to date. She began pursuing an Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2022. Starting in August, she will start her new role as the academics and engagement program manager at Santa Clara University’s Center for Sustainability.

UW-Stevens Point


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