Stephanie Roe, JF '20, helps U.Va. team win first place in Patagonia Case Competition

June 15, 2018

Stephanie Roe, the Paul T. Jones II Jefferson Fellow, recently joined forces with four other graduate students from the University to devise a plan for outdoor apparel company Patagonia to become carbon neutral by 2025. They submitted their proposal to the 2018 Patagonia Case Competition hosted by the Center for Responsible Business at the University of California-Berkeley Haas School of Business, ultimately emerging from a total of 108 submissions as first place winners.

Stephanie is an earth scientist with ten years of work experience on research and policies addressing climate change, ecosystem conservation, and food security. Read more about Stephanie’s role in the Patagonia Case Competition in this recent Poets & Quants article or in this recent UVA Today story.


Stephanie Roe

Paul T. Jones II Fellow



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