Jennifer Schmitt

Portrait: Jennifer Schmitt
Jennifer Schmitt
Lead Scientist
NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise

Jennifer Schmitt is a lead scientist with the NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise. She is working on projects that include corporate embedded sustainability and smart network applications in Tanzania.

Jennifer’s prior work in sustainability has been coordinating a proposed graduate sustainability minor and assisting with sustainability reporting. Jennifer has a M.S. in applied economics and Ph.D. in conservation biology from the University of Minnesota and a B.S. in biology and international relations from Beloit College.

Her past research has included conservation policies and socioeconomics in the Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania.