Sunday, July 26, 2015

Event - Women in Green Forum

The sixth annual Women in Green Forum will take place on August 26th 2015 from 8:00 am to 6:45 pm at TreePeople in the hills of Los Angeles (Coldwater Canyon Park, 12601 Mulholland Dr,, Beverly Hills, CA).

This unique event is the premiere series highlighting women's impact on the environmental industry. The event includes interactive workshops, and professional networking opportunities. This event will address issues in the built environment, community, government and the economy.

The exceptional and challenging speaker lineup includes the industry's brightest and most innovative people that are shaping the future in sustainable practices and technologies. This includes White House policy makers, corporate leaders from Fortune 500 companies. Featured speakers from leading organizations like Honda, Microsoft, South Coast AQMD, HP, Subaru, and many others.

The interactive session format of this event is focused on engagement using tools that connect with attendees. The 2015 Program is designed to bring you into discussions about today's greatest environmental challenges with the experts who are developing solutions for a more sustainable future.

Open air networking allows attendees to enjoy time outside to meet, chat, and network. Healthy, locally-sourced refreshments will be provided.

There will also be an array of exhibits showcasing cleantech solutions and enjoy shopping from local, women-owned eco vendors.

Program highlights include

Design For Well-Being: Healthier solutions for air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, and mind in the built environment. Barbara Bouza, Managing Director, Principal, Gensler,  Jennifer Berthelot-Jelovic, President & CEO, A SustainAble Production.

Open Sourcing Innovation: Honda’s net zero home of the future, today. Jessalyn Ishigo, Environmental Product and Policy Analyst, American Honda Motor Company, Inc.

Building A Movement: Digital campaigns for climate change action. Jen Boynton, Editor-in-Chief, TriplePundit.com, Natasha Nummedal, Director of Advocacy Campaigns, Care2.com, Jessica Lauretti, Head of Content Development + Strategy, Purpose, Lauren Meling, Senior Digital Manager, The Climate Reality Project.

The Power Of Nudge Virtual reality to inspire behavior change. - Juliette Finzi Hart, Ph.D., Founder & Principal Researcher, Thalassa Research & Consulting - Jaime Nack, Founder, One Drop Interactive

US & Mexico Bilateral: Environmental stewardship in the highest office. Kate E. Brandt, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer, White House Council on Environmental Quality,  Jimena Fernandez, Innovation and Institutional Improvement Officer, SAE, SHCP, Government of Mexico.

Pioneers In The Sharing Economy Lessons in expanding the pie. Rachel Sarnoff, Content, Marketing & Social Media Strategist, Emily Castor, Director of Transportation Policy, Lyft, Farrell Klein, Director of Communications, thredUP, TBD, yerdle.

Shifting The Status Quo: Leadership for climate change adaptation. (Hosted by ACCO & the Women’s Climate Collaborative). Susy Torriente, Assistant City Manager, Ft. Lauderdale.

Innovative Philanthropy: Developing solutions at the nexus of science, business and education. - TBD - Annenburg Foundation.

Human-Centered Design & Sustainability: The WakaWaka experience.  Jehmu Greene, President, WakaWaka North America.

There will also be discussions about Drought Friendly Landscaping and sustainable wines as well as awards ceremony, yoga, meditation and Feng Shui

The cost is $175.

To register click here.

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