Noelani West is currently a senior at Columbia University in the City of New York pursuing her undergraduate degree in Sustainable Development. Through an array of interdisciplinary coursework, she has been able to explore how sustainability is applied to in various fields and sectors. This has reinforced in her just how crucial and relevant these topics are.
Noelani is currently working on a team project in conjunction with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Climate Resiliency and the New York City Housing Authority to determine best practices for establishing resiliency hubs throughout NYC to help residents adapt to some of the impacts of climate change, particularly those in traditionally marginalized communities.
She hopes to launch a career in corporate sustainability, helping companies develop and implement ways to become more equitable and sustainable. Noelani is especially passionate about environmental conservation and sustainability.
Honor Roll 2021