Unintended Consequences: How we Invented the Global Plastic Crisis by Trying to Solve Others

Date & Time:
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 3 p.m.

Aly Khalifa is a circular innovation entrepreneur focused on positive impact and sustainability. His training as a product designer and mechanical engineer is coupled with 27 years of inventive global manufacturing experience. This has enabled him and his team at DesignBox to launch impactful products for some of the most recognized consumer brands. His collaborations with distinguished talent have garnered dozens of patents and design distinctions. He is an Eisenhower Fellow with extensive experience in Asia. Currently Aly is serving as the Project Director of Plastic Collective and their current federal CRC grant to expand micro-enterprise recycling for remote and vulnerable communities and reverse the tide of ocean plastic


This event will be moderated by Professor Michal Strahelivitz and will be offered in conjunction with her Global Marketing class. To RSVP and receive a zoom link for this talk, please contact Michal Strahilevitz, ms9@stmarys-ca.edu