About SUMASA

Who We Are 

SUMASA is the Student Association for Columbia University’s Master of Science in Sustainability Management program at the Earth Institute. The members are elected to represent all of us, the SUMA student body. As a board, we accomplish this by advocating on behalf of students, fostering engagement across the SUMA community, and hosting meaningful professional development and networking opportunities.

SUMASA is the Student Association for Columbia University’s Master of Science in Sustainability Management program at the Earth Institute. The program is designed to equip sustainability leaders with the practical knowledge and cutting-edge skills required to effectively manage the complex opportunities and risks of sustainable development.

Columbia University’s Sustainability Management Student Association (SUMASA) exists to enhance the student experience both while at Columbia and as alumni. We do this by:

  1.  Advocating on behalf of the student body
  2.  Fostering community and engagement
  3.  Providing meaningful professional development and networking opportunities

SUMASA promises to be:

  • Representative and inclusive of the diverse backgrounds and needs of students
  • Prompt and responsive to questions, requests, suggestions and input
  • Trustworthy and accountable to those it represents
  • A catalyst in creating a fun and nurturing community

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