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ACE Coordinator: Stacy Godfreey-Igwe featured in MIT News!

Stacy Godfreey-Igwe has been an important student leader in the PKG Center’s FPOP, Active Community Engagement (ACE). She started as a student participant during her first year at MIT and…

PKG Center Alumni: Where are they now?

In November 2021, the PKG Center invited three recent alumnae, Eleane Lema ‘21 (Course V-7), Ivana Alardin ‘21 (Course VI), and Flora Klise ‘21 (Course II), to share about their…

Social Impact Internships: Emily Kiley (’22)

Agriculture is a large contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for about 10% of all U.S. emissions according to the EPA.  Enteric fermentation in cattle, residue management in crops,…

Social Impact Internships: Kathleen Bailey (’24)

My name is Kathleen Bailey, and I’m a rising sophomore in Course 10, Chemical Engineering. I’m very interested in working on methods to combat climate change and understanding how climate…

IDEAS Alum: Spoiler Alert featured in the Boston Globe

While students at MIT, Spoiler Alert co-founders participated in the PKG Center’s IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge. Spoiler Alert is a platform that aims to reduce food waste to increase access…

MIT Virtual ALC 2021 | One Community Together in Service

In partnership with MIT President Rafael Reif, the PKG Center was featured  at the  “One Community Together in Service” event during the annual  Alumni Leadership Conference. The event demonstrated MIT’s…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Elliott Yarwood (’22)

My name is Elliott Yarwood, I am a rising senior majoring in Materials Science & Engineering. I grew up in Tucson, Arizona and during my time there I worked at…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Danielle Herman (’22)

Working on climate change research at WWF has been a great opportunity, and I’ve learned a ton. I’m really enjoying the work I am doing, but because of the topics…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Christine Padalino (’22)

My name is Christine Padalino, and I am a rising senior majoring in Course 10 (Chemical Engineering) and Course 12 (Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences). This summer I worked with…

Community Partner Spotlight: Conservation Law Foundation (CLF)

Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) offers social impact internships to undergraduate MIT students who want to work on local climate justice issues. Learn about their work and their partnership with PKG students from…