Steph is an Environmental Researcher for Patagonia’s Materials Innovation and Development team. She is responsible for researching and quantifying the various environmental impacts of Patagonia’s materials and working to reduce them over time. Steph has been working on environmental projects for Patagonia for two years now. Prior to working in her current position, she completed her Master’s degree in Environmental Science and Management from the Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management (UCSB). There she focused her graduate thesis work on microfiber pollution on behalf of Patagonia. Steph also has a BS degree in Hydrology from UC Santa Barbara.