Shana Rappaport serves as the director of engagement and correspondent for VERGE, GreenBiz's global event series focused on how technology accelerates sustainability solutions across industries and sectors. Shana runs the VERGE Accelerate Program for entrepreneurs, spearheads the Resilient Cities Track, and wears many, multidimensional VERGE hats to help build and scale it worldwide. Shana previously worked as the director of education for Bioneers. While studying at the University of Southern California, she was instrumental in establishing the university’s first Department of Sustainability. Shana holds a BA and MA from the Annenberg School for Communication.