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Center for Sustainable Business | About Maggie Paruta

Maggie Paruta, Associate Research Scholar

Maggie Paruta HeadshotMaggie Paruta is an Associate Research Scholar at the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, where she supports CSB's Return on Sustainability Investment (ROSI) research and company engagements. 

Previously, she was the Administrative Aide, supporting the CSB team on logisitcs, events, communications, and program management. Prior to joining the CSB team, Maggie was actively involved in Stern’s Business & Society Program as a Social Impact Intern, working with faculty to expand programming for students. Through a field research internship with a small Ghanaian nonprofit, she collaborated with rural female entrepreneurs to advance internal operations and market outreach. As a Summer Analyst at Goldman Sachs, she supported the Global Market Institute’s research on female advancement in corporate America and expanded upon her research on Ghanaian female social entrepreneurship. These experiences motivated her to co-found NYU Stern’s Economic Development Group, a club that connects students to firms, resources, and tools necessary for applying their business skills to the poverty alleviation and sustainable development space. She holds a BS in Business with concentrations in Sustainable Business and Business Economics from NYU Stern and is currently pursuing her Masters in Public Administration from NYU Wagner with a focus on economic development and poverty reduction research. Maggie can be reached at