March 7: Women: Key to Sustainability

The School of Global Environmental Sustainability will host a panel discussion for CSU and the community a panel about the powerful contribution women are making towards sustainable development.

Pressing challenges facing humanity today and issues from poverty to climate change can be mitigated through the empowerment and education of women. There is a growing awareness that women are a force in local to global decisions; they provide knowledge that draws attention to healthcare, education, and discriminatory policies whose balance serve as prerequisites for sustainable development. The panel of scientists will provide insight on how women are forging the path toward environmental stewardship, social justice and equal economic opportunity.

Women: Key to Sustainability
Wednesday, March 7the
5pm-6:30pm
Avogadro’s Number, 605 Mason Street

Panelists:

  • Meena Balgopal, Department of Biology
  • Alexandra Bernasek, Department of Economics
  • Emily Fischer, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
  • Jennifer Solomon, Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

The discussion will be moderated by Gene Kelly, Associate Director for Research and Development at SoGES, Deputy Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Associate Dean of Extension.

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