Ellen Aiken graduated from Michigan Technological University in 2018 with a BS in Environmental Engineering. During her time at Michigan Tech, Ellen served as the Student Sustainability Coordinator working to achieve the AASHE STARS accreditation for the University. She also spent 5 months abroad studying culture, communication, and economics in Buenos Aires, Argentina and served as the Vice President of the local sorority Alpha Delta Alpha. Originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, Ellen has since returned to her home town to pursue a professional career as an Environmental Engineer with 3M. Ellen presently works on establishing a community centered around sustainability within the industrial and manufacturing industry.