malyhea haghshenas

Malyhea Haghshenas

B.A. '21

Geography


Bio

Malyhea Haghshenas, known as Maly to her friends and family, is a second year Geography major with a double minor is Geographic Information Systems and Technology (GIS&T) and Environmental Systems and Society. Maly is interested in the intersection of corporate sustainability and accountability through the use of quantitative data collection and analysis from satellite technologies. She believes that the only way to truly solve global issues related to sustainability is to integrate an environmental consideration into all decisions and solutions corporations and development projects make. Besides the Corporate Partners Program, Maly is the Financial Director for Project W.I.L.D (Working for Immigrant Literacy Development) where she serves 1st-8th grade students in the local community to strengthen their English skills. She is also apart of the Global Development Lab at UCLA where she is working with the local community and an NGO, Love a Community, in the Atutur region in Kumi, Uganda to provide a rural wifi system and open source data collection system for the Atutur General Hospital. She also works for an environmental engineering consulting firm and provides her services for grant writing as well as GIS analysis. In her free time, Maly enjoys strolling through museums and gardening.