Faculty

The MBA faculty is composed of distinguished professors and sustainability practitioners that reflect the broad diversity and talent of those working within the sustainability realm. The Weekend Residency structure supports a remarkable array of cutting-edge practitioners that teach as adjunct professors, permanent Bard faculty, and notable guest lecturers.
Aurora Winslade

Aurora Winslade

B.A. University of California Santa Cruz (Agriculture, Ecology, & Political Economy) ; M.B.A. Duke University Fuqua School of Business. Aurora Winslade has spent the past fifteen years  launching and leading organizational change efforts in higher education and offering professional development to sustainability leaders. She is currently the director of sustainability at Swarthmore College, where she facilitates campus and community strategies to integrate sustainability into operations, academics, and campus culture. Previously she founded  new sustainability programs at the University of California Santa Cruz and the  10-campus University of Hawaii system . She also worked as the Market Transformation Manager for Hawaii Energy , the statewide energy efficiency program, for which she was  recognized as  a National Rising Star of Energy Efficiency in 2015 from the Alliance to Save Energy. She has been leading workshops on change management for sustainability professionals and educators since 2008 , working with diverse institutions including the University of California, the University of Maryland, the Arbor Day Foundation, the Association for the Advancement of Higher Education, the Taiwan Ministry of Education, and Hawaii Green Growth. She is a Senior Fellow with Humanity in Action and the Environmental Leadership Program . She is also an active volunteer with Citizens Climate Lobby and has helped Swarthmore College win international recognition for its leadership on carbon pricing.