Major and Minor:
Political Science & Professional Writing for Civic Engagement
Global food initiative, UCEAP
Contact Info (email, linkedin, website):
What I plan to do after graduation:
I accepted a position in economic development post graduation, and then hope to attend the Bren School at UCSB.
How I want to make an impact in this world:
I hope to work to address food insecurity internationally and work to solve environmental problems.
Why I chose the Professional Writing minor:
I chose the Professional Writing Minor to learn how to engage the public to address climate change.
My most memorable moment at UCSB:
Studying abroad in France.
What I will miss the most about UCSB:
I can't imagine not being at UCSB so I plan to return as soon as I can.
Maile is a fellow with the The UC Global Food Initiative, President Napolitano's Initiative to harness the power of the UC's, including student, faculty, and researchers, to learn how to feed a population that will soon reach 8 billion. The Edible Campus Program works to take underutilized spaces at UCSB and turn them into areas of food production to address food insecurity. All the food will be donated to UCSB students.
As a fellow, Maile received funding to work on the Edible Campus Program at UCSB. She works on three projects: the campus farm, vertical garden, urban orchard. Most of her work consists of writing project proposals and grants to implement and fund these projects.