Michaela contributes to human rights and corporate sustainability projects for a diverse range of BSR member companies. She supports the cross-industry Human Rights Working Group and Building Responsibly, BSR’s global initiative to help promote the rights and welfare of workers in the engineering and construction industry.
Before joining BSR, Michaela was awarded the CORO Fellowship in Public Policy, through which she drove cross-sector collaboration among government, business, labor, and nonprofit organizations. She has traveled to West Africa to do field research with international and local nonprofit organizations to examine the efficiency of microfinance institutions and women’s savings groups. She also gained foreign trade policy experience with an international policy firm focused on helping companies open, access, and expand into international markets in the agricultural, food, and beverage sectors. She is proficient in French.
Michaela holds a B.A. in International Relations and a B.A. in Economics from University of California, Davis.