Research & Development Intern
Joanna Ihm is a sophomore undergraduate student pursuing a dual degree in information science and operations management & business analytics (OMBA). She is excited by the intersection of emerging technologies and businesses, involving artificial intelligence and business/music data analytics. Her vision for CSVC is to promote the value of research in the Smith community on how businesses can create a positive societal impact. Her favorite pastimes include snowboarding, reading at cafes, designing shoes, and thrifting sustainably with friends.
Anjali Kalra is a junior undergraduate student double majoring in marketing and finance. She was recently inspired to switch her major from biology and join the Smith community after spending the summer interning at Abbott Pharmaceuticals and learning more about their marketing and advertising efforts. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors hammocking, skiing, traveling, and hiking.
New Projects Development Intern
Soda Lo is a sophomore undergraduate student studying international business and operations management business analytics (OMBA) with a minor in global poverty. Her dream would be to work for an international organization providing infrastructural and developmental aid to impoverished West African countries. She immediately felt drawn to the CSVC’s mission statement of “creating a better world through business”, and is excited to coordinate programs that merge business, sustainability, and impact! In her free time, Lo loves to travel, catch up on reading, or hang out with her friends and family.
Digital Media and Marketing Intern
Gianna Mariani is a senior undergraduate student majoring in marketing and supply chain management. She is fascinated by the way marketing and supply chain management intersect and ultimately impact a consumer’s experience with a brand. She is drawn to anything that allows her to be innovative and creative, and is a member of the Strategic Design and Innovation Fellowship within Smith to further develop her creative skills specifically through the marketing lens. In her free time, Mariani loves to read, listen to podcasts, exercise, or cook with her family.
Lee-Ellen Myles is a first-year dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Policy student. Prior to graduate school, Myles supported the University of Maryland's sustainability initiatives, primarily within the Office of Sustainability and Department of Dining Services. She is passionate about environmental justice, food sustainability and climate change mitigation. Myles enjoys traveling, hiking, visiting farmers markets as well as spending time with her friends, family and pets.
Peterson Njamunge is a first-year MBA student. Prior to joining Smith, he worked in operations and program management, helping nonprofits leverage technology to improve internal processes and program outcomes. In his free time, Njamunge likes to watch EPL soccer and college basketball.
Events Manager Intern
Crystal Pinckney is a junior information systems and marketing double major at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Her passions include entrepreneurship, sustainability, and climate change. She feels most connected with the United Nations sustainable development goal “life below water” as she thinks it is important to preserve marine life. Pinckney would love to work closely with the United Nations and hopes to also own her own company one day. Her interests include traveling, trying new foods and touring new museums.
Chief of Staff
Isabella Roccograndi is a Plus One student in the Marketing Analytics program. Her passion for marketing stemmed from her fascination with food packaging, and how the differences in branding can affect a company’s success. She has a passion for social media, graphic design, and living a healthy lifestyle. In her free time, Roccograndi loves to workout, spend time with friends, and go on walks on the B&A trail with her family.