Assunta Cuyegkeng is the Director of the Ateneo Institute of Sustainability and a professor at the Department of Leadership and Strategy of the John Gokongwei School of Management at the Ateneo de Manila University. Her current research and teaching interests are in the fields of sustainability management and change leadership. She was the former Vice President for the Loyola Schools of the Ateneo de Manila University, taking charge of operations from 2006-2010. She obtained her doctoral degree in chemistry from the University of Regensburg in Germany, and her bachelor’s degree from Ateneo de Manila University. She has written on polymers, science education, environment, quality assurance, and leadership. Her literary essays, poems, and Filipino translations appear in various anthologies.