Position: Harvard College Class of 2013
Notable Accomplishments: Lacombe produced, wrote, and directed a documentary film called “Left Overs.” The film examines issues of food waste through the lens of Harvard’s own dining halls. She also implemented a highly successful poster campaign in Mather House to raise awareness about food waste.
Future Plans: Lacombe hopes to continue to make documentary films, in addition to taking impactful photos and creating other forms of artistic expression to spread her message to the wider public. Outside Interests: While environmentalism is an important part of her life, Lacombe is also passionate about international health and development. She founded a non-profit social enterprise called SweetBag that sells socially responsible handbags and accessories. SweetBag will soon incorporate eco-friendly product design into its business model. “Sustainability means that you are behaving in a way that not only preserves the environment and your surroundings during your own lifetime, but in order to provide the same or better environment for future generations; I believe it is about actively protecting the earth's valuable resources,” Lacombe said.