About Me: Hey everyone! My name is Ilia and I am from the Bay Area, and I am a second year majoring in Marine Science and minoring in Communication Design at California State University Monterey Bay. In my free time I love to hang out with my family and friends, play basketball, and paint! I am interning for Voiz because I am very passionate about protecting the environment and I’m eager to learn about the various methods I can use to analyze the sustainability of different brands and their products. With the knowledge I gain from this internship, I will then be able to better understand and advocate for why we need more sustainability analysts within our world, especially at a time when big corporations are responsible for the majority of emissions while others attempt to deceive consumers through greenwashing. Many brands tend to hide the truth of what’s really happening in the finer details of their product production process, as well as how they impact our environment on the long term. I have a love for the ocean along with its marine organisms within it, so I would love to understand ways that companies old and new can play a more positive role towards conserving the world around us and its limited resources within their product chains.