Volunteer Spotlight: Segolene Renaze

Segolene Renaze serves on the Young Professional Board at Great Rivers. She got involved at its inception in 2016 as a way of giving back to this great organization after having interned with Great Rivers the year before.
After finishing law school at Washington University where she will graduate from her LL.M. in May 2019, Segolene will take the NY bar exam to become a lawyer. She enjoys volunteering with different organizations such as the Sierra Club as a member of the Eastern Missouri Group Executive Commmittee, and Washington University’s Environment and Energy Law Society. Although she misses her home in Brittany, France, she likes Missouri’s outdoors very much and loves hiking with her husband and friends, going on float trips, as well as horse riding and occasional rock climbing.
We asked Segolene a few questions so you can get to know her better:
What book is currently on your nightstand?
Civil Action – a great non-fiction book written by Jonathan Harr on an environmental civil suit in the 70s, I definitely recommend it!
Who is your favorite superhero?
My parents ☺
If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
It might sound cheesy but if I could have the power to give empathy to people who need it most – I believe many problems would be solved 😉
What was the best vacation you ever went on?
A bike trip with my sisters across the Loire Valley castles in France.
What is your favorite memory of Great Rivers?
Getting ice cream with Kathleen after a hard day’s work!
What might someone be surprised to learn about you?
I am French but I don’t drink wine!
What is your favorite way to relax after a long day?
Taking a nice walk with my husband.
What fictional place would you most like to go?

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