Polly moved “across the pond” in early 2012 in order to fulfil a lifelong dream to live abroad and to take the first step of a career change by joining the Master’s in Corporate Social Responsibility programme at London Metropolitan University. Previously, she spent 10 years in the oil industry in the United States after earning a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the Pennsylvania State University. Her professional background includes progressive management and corporate operations experience while engaging in or overseeing administrative, customer service, financial, IT, legal, marketing, and sales-related activities, among others. Polly also holds an MBA with a concentration in International Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University. Whilst attending Saint Joseph’s, she was the Service Officer for the University’s Net Impact graduate chapter and completed two international study tours.