Louise Rosen is the Deputy Vice President of Alumni Relations at Columbia University. Working closely with the Vice President of Alumni she is responsible for alumni relations, and school based initiatives, regional and affinity programming, marketing and digital media.

Prior to joining Alumni Relations, she spent eleven years at Columbia’s Earth Institute; most recently as Director of the Office of Academic and Research Programs responsible for incubating new education and research programs wherein she developed and incubated seven new environmental and sustainable development degree programs overseeing all areas of their marketing and communications, including the new major in sustainable development and M.S. in sustainability management. She is still an adjunct faculty member.

Louise earned her BS in Economic and Political Geography from the London School of Economics, and her MS in Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She has written for several publications including Newsweek.com, Forbes magazine, Upside Today, Fortune Small Business, Vogue and The New York Times.

Currently she is advising the editorial board of Consilience, the Columbia based journal of Sustainable Development and is on a committee to advise on the development of Fresh Kills Park.