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Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Making Cities Healthier, Resilient and Sustainable

Date

Apr 13, 2016 - 6:10 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location

Columbia University, Hamilton Hall, Room 717

The Earth Institute and the School of Professional Studies Master of Science in Sustainability Management Practicum presents Making Cities Healthier, Resilient and Sustainable, with Emily Maxwell, New York City Program Director, The Nature Conservancy.

Maxwell leads the Nature Conservancy’’s initiatives in New York City and other New York urban areas. Previously she served as the Associate Director for the Northeast Region and Diversity and Inclusion for the National Wildlife Federation, and also worked with Gateway National Recreation Area in Queens, New York, to create a series of volunteer days aimed at restoring the Jamaica Bay area following Hurricane Sandy.

This guest lecture will delve into strategies for improving the management of natural resources in New York City.

RSVP is required for this event. To RSVP, please contact Kelsie DeFrancia via email at kdefrancia@ei.columbia.edu.

Speakers

Emily Maxwell, New York City Program Director, The Nature Conservancy