Resilience Summit Next Thursday

This event announcement was shared by one of our Environmental Studies students, Emily Menz, who is the president of ReThinkUW – Foster’s Business Sustainability RSO. They are hosting the annual Resilience Summit next Thursday and are really hoping to see more representation from the College of the Environment to engage in this discussion.

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Thursday April 19, 2018

Paccar 392 6:00-8:00pm

4th Annual Resilience Summit

Featuring speakers from:

The Nature Conservancy,

Sustainable Business Consulting,

3 Degrees, and Wells Fargo

*Free* delicious dinner provided by Homegrown

Event presented by ReThinkUW in collaboration with the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship

ReThinkUW strives to spark conversations surrounding businesses addressing environmental problems and works to expose students to diverse careers in sustainability. The Resilience Summit is an opportunity for students, faculty, and local business leaders to come together and explore the connections between business and the environment. This year’s theme is regeneration: “the development of systems that are capable of being restored and renewed through the integration of natural processes, human behavior, and community action.” There will be short presentations by our speakers, a Q&A panel, and a networking dinner.

For more information, check out our Facebook event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/135903993770542/

RSVP by filling out this google form:

https://goo.gl/forms/zTYsatpJiREKRPjC3

Emily Menz

ReThinkUW | President

Program on the Environment

Department of Economics

University of Washington

(206) 390-1883

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