Past Event

Women in Sustainability: Navigating Your Career

February 27, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Faculty House, 64 Morningside Dr., New York, NY 10027 Presidential Room 2
This event focuses on how women navigate careers in sustainability, exploring the female perspective on professional development and advancement in this growing field. The panel features an impressive group of women working in diverse sustainability roles, including sustainable finance, corporate sustainability, and green building. The panelists will speak to some of the specific challenges and opportunities for women in this field, as well as to some of the universal challenges that many professional women face today – such as finding mentors, managing family responsibilities, dealing with bias, and more. The discussion explores the challenges and solutions for women at all levels of their careers. The panel will also provide insight into leadership behaviors and practices that help support career growth. The goal of this event is to foster a thoughtful dialogue around the issues facing women sustainability professionals, and how to achieve a more inclusive working environment in sustainability. A networking reception will follow the panel, from 6:00pm - 7:00pm. This event is hosted by the Earth Institute, the MS in Sustainability Management Program, and the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Program.