Tasha Olekshy comes to the MA Environmental Policy program with a Diploma in Environmental Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree (Biology) from universities in Victoria, BC and Brandon, MB. Prior to coming to Memorial University, she also enjoyed working in environmental sustainability positions with municipal, provincial, and federal governments across Canada. Tasha’s research at Memorial University is centered around Green Recovery public policy to address ‘building back better’ in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
When not working or studying, you’ll find Tasha cooking her favourite foods (dumplings! curry! snickerdoodles!), cycling, woodworking, playing the ukulele poorly, and using the Oxford comma.