Hannah Freedman, ‘25

Hannah Freedman is a third year student pursuing a major in Geography/Environmental Studies and a minor in Spanish. At UCLA, Hannah acts as the Executive Director of the UCLA Coastalong Music and Sustainability Festival and works as a member on the CARE team at the James West Alumni Center. Over winter and spring quarters in 2023, Hannah participated in UCLA’s Sustainability Action Research Program where she worked on a team of 6 students to design and pilot a sustainability certification system for departments within the UCLA Health system. After an amazing experience studying abroad in 2022 in Puerto Escondido, Mexico, Hannah decided to study abroad again. She will spend fall of 2023 in Santiago, Chile, where she will continue her studies in sustainability and Spanish for one semester.

Eventually, Hannah hopes to earn a law degree and go on to work with local and state governments to create equitable environmental policies. She is honored to be an Ehrlich Scholar alongside a group of amazing, accomplished women.