Achieving World-Class Sustainability Leadership through a Diverse Workforce
World-class talent in the sustainability industry begins with supporting a diverse scientific community that is made up of unique experiences and various points of view. This Women’s Leadership panel discussion will address the importance of diversity and inclusion in the Sustainability profession by a panel of highly accomplished women leaders. These leaders will share their professional journeys, advice, and their contributions to the profession. This session is intended to evoke inspirational discussion and encourage all of us to embrace diversity as part of achieving excellence in sustainability.
Moderator: Tera Haramoto, P.E., Los Angeles County Public Works
Christine Harada, VP of Government Affairs for Heliogen and Former US Federal Chief Sustainability Officer, Panelist
Catherine Flowers, founding director of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice, Vice Chair of the Biden Administration’s inaugural White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council
Gretchen C. Daily, Ph.D., Co-founder and Faculty Director of the Stanford Natural Capital Project, Bing Professor of Environmental Science; Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute; and Director of the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford University