About Us

Net Impact is one of the largest student groups at MIT Sloan and our aim is to improve the world through business and management. We are an affiliate of the national Net Impact organization and collaborate with both the Boston professional chapter and other business school Net Impact chapters. Meet our leadership team:

Co-President – Samantha Farbach

Samantha is a MBA candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management, pursuing a Sustainability Certificate with a focus on sustainability in the food and beverage industry. Prior to coming to Sloan, Samantha worked as a staff assistant on Capitol Hill and as a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, supporting clients within the Department of Defense. At Sloan, she also leads the MIT Food and Agriculture Club. Samantha received a B.A. in Public Policy Studies from Duke University and is an avid home cook and baker, as well as a lover of the outdoors.

 

Co-President – Cindy Noe

Cindy is passionate about sustainability and social justice, with a specific interest in water management and conservation. She is pursuing a dual MBA/Master in Public Administration between Sloan and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Prior to Sloan, she worked for Deloitte Consulting and advised strategy and operations of U.S. Government agencies. She has a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and has experience leading volunteer and research projects in marginalized communities in Latin America and China. In addition to her role with Net Impact, she is co-director of the MIT Water Innovation Prize and sings in the MIT Women’s Chorale.

 

VP of Careers – Aurelle Amram

In the MBA class of 2017, Aurelle is interested in the nexus of urban economic development, finance and public-private partnerships. Prior to Sloan, she worked in the Securities and Finance practice of NERA Economic Consulting, where she analyzed fixed-income, derivative, and structured products for litigation and regulatory investigations. Currently, Aurelle is a Board Fellow for Span, Inc., analyzing strategic funding and merger options for a local recidivism reduction non-profit, and also acts as a liaison for BUILD, a national organization teaching entrepreneurship in under-resourced schools. Aurelle holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and Sociology from NYU, and in her free time teaches Bikram yoga in Boston-area studios.

 

VP of Careers – Erin Fischer

Erin is a Legatum Fellow and MBA Candidate at MIT Sloan. Erin’s current interests include sustainable operations, leadership development, and market-based solutions to poverty. Erin is currently working on a venture that will help small and growing businesses in East Africa meet the human capital challenges of scaling. Prior to Sloan, Erin worked in Uganda East Africa for a non-profit called BeadforLife, which teaches entrepreneurial skills to women living at the bottom of the pyramid. In addition to her role in Net Impact, she serves as the co-president for Sloan Entrepreneurs for International Development (SEID).

VP of Careers – Mi Shan Wong

Born and raised in Malaysia, Mi Shan is an MBA candidate Class of 2017 at MIT Sloan. Prior to Sloan, Mi Shan worked at Creador, a private equity fund investing in growth-stage companies in Southeast Asia and India. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Bates College. At Sloan, Mi Shan is also the Co-President of Effective Altruism Club and the VP of Projects for the Sloan Entrepreneurs for International Development (SEID).

 

VP of Communications and Events – Bruce Du

Bruce is a Master of Finance candidate at MIT Sloan. With a belief that giving back to community is the responsibility of community members, he has been passionate about helping others who are in need. His ambition is to make the world a better place and he’s been taking steps by volunteering with a wide variety of NGOs. His experience helping a mayoral campaign and interning at a local start-up has provided him with different opportunities to make positive changes to the community. Now he wants to explore more systematic ways to better the community and is interested in impact investing.

 

VP of Finance – Mike Mulhall

Mike is a dual-degree student, pursuing an MBA at Sloan and an MPA at the Kennedy School of Government. Last summer, he interned for the National Park Service in Katmai National Park in Southwest Alaska. Prior to starting grad school, Mike worked as a macroeconomic analyst at the Federal Reserve Board and later at an investment bank. Mike also serves as the VP of Finance for SEID and is a research assistant in the MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative. Despite his parents’ strongest urgings, he holds a BA in Film Studies.

VP of Board Fellows – Alex Burns

Alex is a 2017 MBA student at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to Sloan, Alex worked at TripAdvisor for three years across various roles, covering marketing analytics, strategy and pricing. Prior to Trip, Alex worked as a strategy and transformation consultant at IBM Global Business Services, where she focused her work in the financial sector, assisting clients in IT transformation, data security and risk mitigation projects. At MIT Sloan, Alex is building upon her passion for business, technology and purpose, serving as a VP in the Technology club and as the 2015 campus director for the international social impact competition, the Hult Prize.

 

VP of Board Fellows – Matt Carey

Matt, a MBA 2017 at MIT Sloan, is interested in the role of established technologies that can translate successfully to low-resource areas. He is also involved in several prison education and rehabilitation programs. Prior to Sloan, Matt worked for several engineering firms, as well as a non-profit focusing on reducing prison recidivism.

 

VP of the Sloan Social Impact Fellowship – Pilar Carvajo Lucena

Pilar is a first year MBA student with a passion for impact investing and economic development. Pilar has broad experience as an auditor and consultant in the private sector. At Sloan, Pilar serves as VP of the Net Impact and the Energy Club and as reviewer for the MIT IDEAS Global Challenge. She has also worked as a consultant on a Sloan Entrepreneurs for International Development (SEID) project and has been selected as Fellow for the MIT Impact Investing Initiative, on the Financial Inclusion team.

 

VP of the Sloan Social Impact Fellowship – Sally Lambert

Sally is an MBA candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management with a focus on clean energy, innovation, and sustainability. She is passionate about using business as a lever for social and environmental change. Prior to Sloan, Sally implemented energy efficiency programs for communities and utilities in Colorado, and before entering the clean energy space, Sally worked as a teacher and outdoor educator. At Sloan, Sally is also the Managing Director for the MIT Clean Energy Prize.