ASBC Summer 2019 Interns


From Left to Right:

Gabriella (Ella) Arata, David Bernstein, Arin Kaye, Amelia Jones, Gabrielle (Gabby) Crawford, David Beech

Gabriella Arata has joined ASBC as a Policy Intern. An honor student at American University’s Kogod School of Business, she brought a lifelong concern for the global environment to her study of Sustainable Management in Business. She understands that business must balance profitability and environmental accountability and will apply her studies in her policy work for ASBC.

David Beech has joined ASBC as a Policy Intern. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 2017 with Majors in Political Science and Ethics & Public Policy. After graduating David did a year of national service with AmeriCorps NCCC. In August of 2018 he moved to New York City and begun pursuing a Masters of Public Administration at NYU. He is interested in climate change policy and specifically a price on Carbon. He also hopes to gain experience advocating on Capitol Hill.

David Bernstein has joined ASBC as a Policy Intern. He graduated from Duke University in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy. After graduating, David worked on a congressional campaign in Maryland’s first district. More recently, he has been working for a new nonprofit called The Purple Project for Democracy. David is interested in environmental policy and renewable energy technologies, and hopes to gain experience in the fields of research and advocacy.

Gabrielle Crawford has joined ASBC as a Communications Intern. She is an Anthropology major at Miami University who is joining ASBC for this semester. A D.C. native whose parents both work for the Environmental Protection Agency, she has long been fascinated with environmental and sustainability efforts and plans to further her learning while assisting ASBC.

Amelia Jones is a senior Environmental Studies and Biology major at Middlebury College, joining ASBC as a Policy Intern this summer. She grew up in Dallas Texas, and throughout her education developed a passion for protecting the earth and all those who inhabit it. With a strong background in biological research and the science side of environmental studies, Amelia plans to explore and learn more about the policy aspect through the Packaging Waste Reduction project at ASBC.

Arin Kaye recently joined the Policy Team at ASBC, where she will be specializing in water and sustainable agriculture initiatives. Arin is a combined Bachelors/Masters student at American University in the School of International Service majoring in International Studies with a focus on Environmental Sustainability and Global Health with a minor in Sustainability in the Kogod School of Business while getting her Masters in Global Environmental Policy. She is excited to contribute and learn from the ASBC team this summer.