Tuesday June 20th, 2017
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Tuesday June 20th, 2017
WISE: A Conversation with Majora Carter
Join us on the evening of June 20th for the third event of the WISE 2017 series: “A Conversation with Majora Carter.”
This exciting event will feature a one-on-one dialogue with Majora Carter, a leading urban revitalization strategist, real estate developer, and creator of numerous green-infrastructure projects, policies, and job training programs.
Ana Baptista, of The New School, will guide the discussion, drawing on audience questions and her own experience working in community development, urban planning, and environmental policy. The conversation will explore Ms. Carter’s work revitalizing the South Bronx and other urban communities, the lessons she has learned throughout her career, and the actions we all can take to build a more sustainable and equitable future.
Following the program, the conversation will continue with drinks and networking.
Majora Carter, Urban Revitalization Strategist; Founder & President, Majora Carter Group
Ana Baptista, Associate Director for the Tishman Environment & Design Center; Chair of the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program, The New School
5:30 Registration and Networking
6:00 Welcoming Remarks
6:10 Moderated Discussion
7:00 Audience Questions
7:30 Drinks & Networking
Note: This program is free to students.
Women in Sustainability and Energy (WISE) is a platform for women and men to learn from experienced leaders and to work toward advancing equity in the workplace. WISE showcases inspirational women leaders who are accelerating the sustainability and energy efficiency of our buildings and cities. This popular series brings together women from a diversity of fields to discuss cutting-edge policies, technologies, and programs; providing a networking forum and framework for year round dialogue.
In just two years, WISE has produced nine sold out events, featuring 26 women professionals, attracting over 800 attendees, and engaging many more through social media. BEEx is building on this enthusiastic response with creative WISE programming designed to support the growth and education of this community.
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 as a community, to take action and ensure a more sustainable future.
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