Louise serves as the Deputy Vice President of Strategic Engagement at Columbia University. Working closely with the Executive Vice President of Development and Alumni she is responsible for developing partnerships and programs that create awareness of and support for the research and education programs at the University. Prior to joining Alumni Relations, she spent eleven years at Columbia’s Earth Institute; most recently as Director of the Office of Academic and Research Programs responsible for incubating new education and research programs wherein she assisted with the development of seven new environmental and sustainable development degree programs overseeing all areas of their programming, marketing, and communications. She has written for several publications including Newsweek.com, Forbes magazine, Upside Today, Fortune Small Business, Vogue and The New York Times.