Mary (Oldham) Hanneman develops and coordinates a variety of programs for Sustainability Education, supporting student leadership development outside of the classroom and teaching informally and formally in the Sustainability Internship course, SUST4096. Mary is also leading the student engagement strategy for University of Minnesota Extension’s Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships. She has a master of public policy degree from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs and a B.S. in chemical engineering from Iowa State. She previously worked in manufacturing in the Los Angeles area and with students in Mombasa, Kenya. She enjoys empowering students to follow their passion for a sustainable future and connecting people with disparate interests across curriculum and sectors.