Jennifer Um

Director's Coordinator

UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability


310-794-4908

La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Bio

Jennifer Um is the coordinator for Director Peter Kareiva and the manager for IoES’s social media platforms. She also helps coordinate events, programs, and social media for IoES’s Center for Diverse Leadership in Science. She is a product of the IoES’s undergraduate program, graduating in 2017 with a concentration in Environmental Systems and Society.

She has previous leadership experience in information technology, healthcare administration, digital marketing, Cambodian-American community development, and student affairs through various organizations such as United Khmer Students at UCLA

Jennifer is interested in gaining experience in information technology and wants to use her skills and knowledge to help create a more equitable world. In her free time she enjoys listening to hip hop, watercolor painting, and reading romance novels.

Projects

The Green Bundle

The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet

The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total package—a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but also offers improved performance, health benefits, savings,...