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WISE 2017: A Year of Action

A BE-Ex Series
Friday, May 12, 2017 12:00 am to Friday, Dec 22, 2017 12:00 am

Location
Building Energy Exchange

About the Event

Navigate to individual WISE events for their photos and videos -- WISE: Means & Methods - Pathways of Change, WISE: Resilient Communities, and WISE: A Conversation with Majora Carter. There will be WISE events throughout the year. Sing up for our newsletter here to receive updates. 

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Building Energy Exchange is proud to present the third year of WISE: Women in Sustainability and Energy, a lecture series and networking forum showcasing women leaders in the sustainability and energy fields. 

The theme of WISE 2017 is "A Year of Action." Each event in the 2017 series will advance the dialogue on what we can do, as individuals and a community, to take action and ensure a more sustainable future. 


MEANS & METHODS: PATHWAYS OF CHANGE:
How to affect change in your sphere
May 12, 2017 - 8:30 to 10 am

OPENING REMARKS
Emily Dean, Director of Market Development, NYSERDA

MODERATOR
Ilana Judah, Principal, Director of Sustainability; FXFOWLE

SPEAKERS
Ester Fuchs, Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science; Director, Urban and Social Policy Concentration; Columbia University 


RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
Advancing resiliency and equity in our communities

OPENING REMARKS
Sarah Gilly, Program Director, Gotham260

MODERATOR
Shara Mohtadi, Senior Advisor, NYSERDA

SPEAKERS
Jainey Bavishi, Director, NYC Mayor's Office of Recovery & Resiliency
Marcia Bystryn, President, New York League of Conservation Voters
Laurie Schoeman, National Program Director, Resilience; Enterprise Community Partners 


A CONVERSATION WITH MAJORA CARTER
A one-on-one event about urban revitalization and green infrastructure 

FEATURED SPEAKER
Majora Carter, Urban Revitalization Strategist; Founder & President, Majora Carter Group

MODERATOR
Ana Baptista, Associate Director for the Tishman Environment & Design Center; Chair of the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program; the New School 


WISE is a platform for men and women to learn from each other and from industry professionals and to advance equality in the workplace. 

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