Born and raised just outside of Boston, Jesse received a degree from Middlebury College where she studied Environmental Science with a focus in Conservation Biology and Economics. The fall of her Junior year at Middlebury, Jesse spent a semester abroad in Namibia where she conducted research for the Namibian government in order to facilitate economic development by sustainably using environmental resources. Through her internships in Finance, Consulting, Entrepreneurship and Nonprofit work, in addition to extensive global travel, she developed both a deep appreciation for the people and the cultures around her and a desire to make an impact in the world by aiding others in improving their lives. A true Midd kid, Jesse spends her time hiking and spending as much time outdoors as possible.

Fellows Blog Posts by Jesse Miller

Jul 24, 2013 US United States

When we picture a jungle, we think of a lush green environmentally friendly carbon sequestering ecosystem. While New York City is commonly referred to as the “concrete jungle,” few people know that it has many environmentally friendly attributes such as parks like the Highline and Central Park, and low energy transportation options like the Subway and Citi Bike. In fact, it is more environmentally friendly to live in the Big Apple then it is to live in the suburbs surrounding the city. (Don’t believe me? Check out this article.) And New York’s environmentally... Continue Reading >>

Jul 4, 2013 US United States

Happy Fourth of July! There's no better day than Independence Day to think about the priviledges we have being Americans. Here's a great video featuring two American Kiva Zip borrower's, Garrick and Diane, talking about how their Kiva loans have enabled them to achieve the "American Dream." If you'd like to continue helping Garrick & Diane's achieve their American Dream,... Continue Reading >>