Tracy Kukkonen is executive director of Pleiades Network, an organization of women leaders who are driving change on issues of sustainability. Prior to being appointed executive director she was a founding board member. Before her involvement with Pleiades, Tracy was for many years a Montessori school admissions director. She has also served as administrator of a community arts organization. She received her BA in Cognitive Science from Wellesley College and holds a Montessori School Management credential. A native New Yorker, she is a graduate of Hunter College High School. She enjoys traveling and has spent several years in Austria and Finland. She is a recycling advocate, avid cook, skier, singer and lover of small animals.