Lydia Jackson is a rising third year joint degree pursuing both a MEM at the Yale School of the Environment and an MBA at the Yale School of Management. Lydia is passionate about business solutions for our climate and has spent the last 2 years exploring the diverse approaches in this space. Before coming to Yale, she was the Director of Business Operations at a tech startup called Zignal Labs for 8 years. Prior to Zignal, Lydia taught in Taiwan on a Fulbright grant. She grew up in Texas and has a BA in East Asian Studies from Carleton College. Otherwise, Lydia loves hosting dinner parties, mixing up cocktails, pretending like she has a green thumb, and playing with her new puppy, Persi.