IDCE Students Profiles

Luisa Young (GISDE '2013)

Luisa Young (Fuiji) Born in Fiji and raised in AmericaSamoa, she received her undergrad degree at the University of Hawaii at Manoa majoring in Natural Resources and Environmental Mgt specializing in Water Resources. Her research interest includes climate change & sustainability, the relationship and interaction between humans & water, the underrepresentation of small island nations and third world countries and environmental preservation. She has worked for small non-profit organizations that focused on many of these issues in Houston, Texas and Hawaii. What attracted her to Clark University was the one of a kind GISDE Program- that brings together the environmental, social and economical aspects with GIS. She is very excited to be a part of the program and looks forward to this upcoming semester!