2041 Alumni
Over our 30 years in operation, 2041 has had the privilege of inspiring and being inspired by over 3,500 amazing adventurers and campaigners. Our network keeps growing with these amazing individuals!
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Stephanie Wolcott

(IAE 2013, 2014)

Stephanie Wolcott currently serves as co-producer of the Kellogg Innovation Network KIN Global annual conference and is the co-founder of Aluna Catalyst, an international consulting firm dedicated to evolving business in Colombia and around the world.

Previously, as Global Manager of Alcoa Foundation, Wolcott developed the organization’s signature programming in environmental sustainability, including the DOE’s Better Plants Carbon Emission Reduction pledge and reforestation campaigns. Prior to that, she was the Global Manager, Corporate Citizenship for Tyco International, a $40 billion conglomerate. There, she designed a strategic framework for global community investment and developed Tyco’s first EHS report.

Wolcott has spoken at Northwestern University, Harvard University, TEDxLeh (Ladakh) and the Net Impact National Conference. She served a judge for the 2015 Genesis Prize and in 2016, the MacArthur Foundation’s 100 & Change Challenge. She also has co-authored social impact case studies for Kellogg; and has written for the Stanford Social Innovation Review and Ensia.

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Lan Anh Nguyen

(IAE 2009, 2018)

Lan Anh is the Executive editor of Forbes Vietnam, a monthly magazine published in Vietnam under a licensing agreement with Forbes Media LLC. As head of editorial department, she architects and oversees content development, events and conferences. Prior to joining Forbes Vietnam, Lan Anh was a contributing Editor for Forbes Asia, covering Southeast Asia, since 2007. She writes about leading companies and business leaders in Asia, as well as compiling Forbes’ wealth lists. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship in 2003 to pursue a graduate program at Boston University. She graduated in May 2005 with a master degree in business and economics journalism. She won a Mark of Excellence Award from the US Society of Professional Journalists in 2005 for a special report she’s done for a US newspaper.  

Lan Anh is an avid environment advocate. In 2009, she joined Robert Swan and 2041 in an expedition to Antarctica, together with young leaders around the world. Upon returning from Antarctica, together with other Vietnamese alumni she worked with the Earth Hour campaign in Vietnam. In 2015, she was awarded the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship and joined 24 other international women leaders in a two-month leadership program in the US.

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Paras Loomba

(IAE 2012)

Paras Loomba, son of an Army officer, is the Founder of the Global Himalayan Expedition and E-BASE Ladakh. After a successful International Antarctica Expedition in 2012, led by Robert Swan, Paras quit his corporate job to work in the field of renewable energy and sustainable rural development. Passionate about cutting edge technologies and their role in driving change in business and communities, Paras is actively involved in providing solar based electrification to rural India.

When not traveling across India, Paras can be found in his free time motivating youngsters on the fruits of social entrepreneurship or sharing his challenges & experiences with the same. An avid multi-sports player, Paras is the force driving Global Himalayan Expedition’s focus on providing energy and education access to the remote Himalayan Communities.

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Declan Flanagan

(IAE 2016)

Declan is Founder and CEO of Lincoln Renewable Energy. He previously served as CEO of E.ON Climate & Renewables North America Inc., which he joined in 2007 through E.ON’s acquisition of Airtricity North America, where he also served as CEO.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Solar Energy Industry Association as well as a former board member of the American Wind Energy Association. Mr. Flanagan holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, an M.Sc. from the University of Ulster and a B.Sc. in Environmental Science from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

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Hasita Bhammar

(IAE 2012)

Hasita Bhammar is a Wildlife Conservation Analyst at the Global Wildlife Program led by the World Bank Group. Prior to joining the program, she worked as a project coordinator at the 2041 Foundation. She began her career in wildlife conservation at the age of 21 by helping Robert Swan and 2041 set up a tiger conservation program in the Pench Tiger Reserve in India. Hasita holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. An Indian national, Hasita has also worked on conservation issues in Nepal and Kenya. She has travelled to all seven continents and is passionate about engaging young people in wildlife conservation.