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Sustainability at Work: Finding Purpose and Profit in Your Career
August 16, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDTFree
This webinar provides career guidance for pursuing sustainability in every imaginable career. Using the SURF Framework that the presenter developed, and professional narratives from various sectors (agriculture, health, science & technology, education & research, media & entertainment, and law & policy), attendees will explore how they can incorporate sustainability into their job tasks and career trajectory.
Marilyn Waite, Author/Senior Manager/Senior Fellow/Member of the Board of Directors Routledge/Village Capital/Project Drawdown/Engineers for a Sustainable World
Marilyn Waite’s vision is a world where sustainability values of social cohesion, environmental consciousness, intergenerational equity, and economic health drive decision-making and business practices. Marilyn combines over a decade of experience in multiple industries with her passion for sustainability. She has worked across four continents in venture investment, startups, renewable and nuclear energy at AREVA, and public policy at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Author of Sustainability at Work, she has addressed audiences worldwide in sustainability in careers, manufacturing, climate change, water, and energy. Marilyn holds a Master’s Degree with distinction in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering (magna cum laude) from Princeton University. Marilyn currently leads the energy practice at Village Capital, serves on the Board of Directors for Engineers for a Sustainable World and is a Senior Research Fellow at Paul Hawken’s Project Drawdown.