Annika Bergen

BA Environmental Studies + Economics

Annika Bergen is a reuse specialist in the Product Sustainability & Partnerships unit at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). She graduated from St. Olaf College in 2013 with degrees in Environmental Studies and Economics, and completed MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program in 2018. She’s involved in sustainability initiatives in her neighborhood, and volunteers with Do It Green! Minnesota as the Promotions & Outreach Coordinator. Annika also enjoys doing yoga and running around the lakes to balance her other favorite past times of baking, eating ice cream, and movie marathons. Annika is based in Minnesota.

Thesis title: Wedding Venue Sustainability: Reducing the Environmental Impacts of Weddings Through the Creation of an Eco-Wedding Association and Venue Sustainability Certification