CEC Welcomes Akshay Chhajed as Business Development Intern

Akshay Chhajed is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with emphases on finance and strategy from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business along with double minors in International Studies and Modern Greek. He was born and brought up in Mumbai (Bombay), India and moved to the United States in 2014 after high school to pursue his undergraduate education and widen his global perspective.

For leisure, he enjoys traveling, electronic dance music, hiking and scuba diving and is an avid learner of topics such as history, economics, linguistics and the classics. He is very passionate about engaging with diverse cultures and also speaks English, Hindi, Modern Greek and French.

Having recently moved to Houston, he is enthusiastic to contribute to CEC in activities related to business and is looking forward to gain more knowledge about the relationship and intersection between ongoing environmental issues and businesses, especially with regards to corporate social responsibility. Akshay can be reached at [email protected]

CEC Welcomes Karina Maldonado as a Technical Communication Intern

Karina Maldonado is a senior at the University of Houston-Downtown. She will be graduating in May with a Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication.  She was born and raised in Houston. When she is not studying, she is reading or trying new foods. She wants to see the world and experience new cultures.  Karina tries to help the environment by recycling and is looking forward to learning new ways to help. She is hoping to learn new skills that will help her with her future career in Technical Communication.  She can be reached at [email protected]

CEC Welcomes Madeline Bell as CHIP Intern

Madeline Bell is a student at the University of Houston. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and is intending to continue her education by pursuing a Master’s in Nonprofit Management. She is excited to learn and gain new skills while at the CEC that could help her in her future career. When she is not studying, Madeline is listening to podcasts or learning how to cook. Madeline also loves the environment and is excited to be working with an organization that is working to help protect our world.

She can be reached at [email protected]