Teniope Adewumi-Gunn

Doctoral student

Environmental Health Sciences


Bio

Teniope Adewumi-Gunn is currently a doctoral student in the Environmental Health Sciences department at UCLA. Teniope’s research interests include applying industrial hygiene to underserved worker communities, sustainability, and environmental policy. She was previously the Environmental Justice Research and Policy Analyst for Black Women for Wellness, where she used her industrial hygiene skill set to engage community members to influence local, state, and national level policies that regulate the safety of chemical use in cosmetics and personal care products. She is a Women’s Policy Institute Fellow; Student Section National Chair of the American Industrial Hygiene Association; and serves on the  Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Health and Safety Committee.

In addition to numerous awards for her health and safety work she was named a 2015 Radiant Women of Action by Radiant Health Magazine. Her work has been featured in HuffPost Live, Cosmopolitan, Essence Online, Atlantic CityLab, Think Progress and more. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences at California State University, San Bernardino and her Masters of Science at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).

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,...