Polina is currently completing her MBA at the Harvard Business School. Previously, she worked as a consultant in France, specializing in energy and sustainable development. During her time at an environmental consultancy in Paris, Polina worked on several EU-level sustainability projects, focusing on issues such as resource efficiency, waste, food waste and energy use. Polina is passionate about social enterprise and innovation, and helped organize the 2015 edition of the Harvard Social Enterprise Conference. She is also a Trustee and mentor with the Red Thread Foundation for Women, a mentorship and fellowship program for women of international backgrounds studying in the US. Polina received her B.A. in economics from Harvard University in 2009. Born in Russia, Polina is fluent in Russian and French.