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Student Podcast: Sustainably Speaking Beyond the Aula

Early 2023, the IIIEE launched its first student-led podcast on sustainability called "Sustainably Speaking Beyond the Aula. The initiators were Inés Oort Alonso and Malek Al Jebaie, at the time part of the MESPOM program.

Current hosts are EMP & MESPOM students Ari Ronai-Durning, Justine Auvrignon, Marleen Mammen, Gabby McGuinty Cañete.

In each episode, they bring you conversations between sustainability change-agents at the IIIEE and its network. With themes ranging from food, industry, business innovation, and urban sustainability, this podcast is the perfect way to stay informed and inspired on the latest developments in the field of sustainability research, practices as well as policy and legislation.

So what are you waiting for? Join us to learn more about and to spread sustainability insights, challenges and opportunities!

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Hosts in Season 2: Ari Ronai-Durning, Justine Auvrignon, Marleen Mammen and Gabby McGuinty Cañete. Photo: Philipp Montenegro, IIIEE.
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Hosts in Season 1: Inés Oort Alonso and Malek Al Jebaie. Photo: Philipp Montenegro, IIIEE.





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Ari Ronai-Durning

Ari grew up in Portland, Oregon (USA) and is in the second year of the EMP program as part of Batch 29. He studied political science and environmental science during his bachelor's degree in the US, then worked in the electric vehicle and solar energy industries before joining the EMP program. He is passionate about making coal, oil, and gas history!


Justine Auvrignon

Justine is from Paris, France, also from the Batch 29 of the EMP program, and has a background in Business Administration. In the past, she worked for different startups that are engaged in sustainable transitions. She is interested in food systems and new agricultural models. 

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Marleen Mammen

Marleen is from Hamburg, Germany and is also in her second year of the  EMP Master’s program. She has a BSc. in Business Administration and worked in Corporate Strategic Controlling. She is enthusiastic about the systematic and responsible measurement of environmental factors within organizations.

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Gabby McGuinty Cañete

Gabby is from both Spain and Canada and is a MESPOM student. She has a background in Political Science and International Development with work experience in consulting and development. She is passionate about the intersection between conflict, food systems, and conservation.