Courtesy Alexandra Deprez ’12

Boston-based research fellow in the Corporate Partnerships Program at the Environmental Defense Fund.

DUTIES: Deprez conducts research on initiatives to halt deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon that is caused by soy production and cattle ranching.

WHITE PAPER: She is the lead author of a paper that analyzes actions taken by agricultural businesses. She interviewed 30 experts.

SATISFACTION: Working to advance environmental goals “feels like something that’s really meaningful to me and also just very urgently necessary.”