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PitE's Featured Alumni

PitE Alum - Catherine Tao

"The rope is neatly draped over my climbing partner’s lap as I habitually check over the knots and mechanisms that tether us to each other and the rock. My stomach is full of nerves and my brain is saturated with endorphins. We are currently 600 feet off the ground, hanging on the side of a cliff, with another 500 feet to ascend." Read more about Catherine's experience here.

PitE Alum - Annalise Povolo

"I got to go diving every day and not only spend time in this fascinating environment, but conduct research identifying coral species, coral predators, reef fish species, algae types, fish behavior, coral bleaching, and much more. I loved learning about and experiencing the aquatic world daily and started being unable to imagine a life "....... read Annalise's full story here.

PitE Alum - Kinsey Brock

"That was the transformative moment for me – in that garden in Madagascar I knew I had fallen completely in love with reptiles, island biology, and evolution." Click here for Kinsey's story.

PitE Alum - Gianna Fazioli

"Food is different. It touches all aspects of our lives. Sustainability of the agricultural systems and food production that bring food to our plates is one the largest societal challenges we face today. Therefore, it has been an honor to build my career as" ..... for more of Gianna's story click here.