Evgenia Sokolova ’01

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Evgenia Sokolova, originally from Russia, became Vice President at JP Morgan. In 2010, she left JP Morgan to attend grad school at Columbia's SIPA (Masters in Development Practice) and joined a start-up Embark Energy, a social enterprise that aims to empower people in Africa to get access to energy. Embark Energy has hosted several MHC students as interns. She then went on to launch her own company, Aktivera that focuses on enabling solutions along the clean energy-agriculture-water nexus.