AlumniLinkedIn: Cassidy Tawse-GarciaAddress: United StatesPeopleBiographyGraduation Year: 2016B.A. in Mass Communications - New EditorialUniversity of Colorado, BoulderResearch WorkIncreasing Local Food Movement access and climate literacy in the Gunnison Valley through work with the Cora Community and an energy benchmarking comparison of local vs. conventional food products.ExperienceWith a personal and professional background in food system sustainability, communications, and events management, Cassidy comes to the MEM program with an interest in bridging the social and ecological gaps in localized food systems to build greater community resilience and climate change literacy. Past positions include Outreach and Events Director for Gunnison Valley environmental advocacy organization, High Country Conservation Advocates, Account Manager with natural and Organic products industry expert, the Fresh Ideas Group, community relations and event coordinator in the tourism and experiential travel industry, and Editorial Intern and Test Kitchen staff for EatingWell Magazine. Currently she is employed with iCompli Sustainability, working in events and event center energy benchmarking. Her interest in top-down policy change, influenced by community grassroots management, will continue to guide her project and future career goals.Academic ProgramsMaster in Environmental ManagementMore InformationInterest Tags: .