Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:30pm
Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium, Football Recruiting Room , 1815 Stadium Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

Join Alumni, and subject matter experts for the first ever Sustainability Leadership Forum. Learn more about how social justice and sustainabilty intersect and how you can start to incorporate that in your own career path. Network with alumni and community leaders and get inspired to create change in your community and beyond! **YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO STAY FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT**

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Participants will:

• Connect with a community of sustainability peers and professionals inside and outside of UVA
• Connect with fellow students who share those interests
• Deepen their understanding of regional issues
• Create a personal action plan around their own sustainability career.

10am -10:30 -Registration Arrival/ light breakfast
10:30am -11:30am – Keynote/Kickoff Dr. A. Breeze Harper -

Dr. Harper has a PhD in Social Science with emphasis on leveraging diversity challenges for social impact. She holds a MA in Educational Technologies (emphasis in black feminist theory, social impact, and educational technologies) from Harvard University, where she received the Dean’s Award for her masters thesis work. She earned her BA in feminist geography from Dartmouth College and received the Innovative Thesis award for her work on heterosexism in rural geographies. She has 10+ years career experience as a diversity and inclusion consultant, ranging from curriculum development, to conference planning, to research and reporting, to publishing books and articles. Harper is also an accomplished writer.

11:45am -12:45 Breakout Sessions

Breeze Harper – A Primer Ethical Consumption via Critical Race Theory
Phoebe Crisman – Careers with Environmental and Social NGOs
Charity Pennock and Rosina Snow - Renewable Energy and Sustainable Communities
William Shobe - Engaging in the Policy Process

1:00pm – 2:00pm Networking Lunch (Alumni and Community Partners)

Participating Alumni and Community Partners

Spencer Phillips Key Log Economics
Anna Perry - Key Log Economics
Jack Sterne - Palmetto Green
Trip Pollard - Southern Environmental Law Center
Erica Stratton-Aegis Environmental
Abby Credicott - Dominion Energy
Elizabeth Stevens -Virginia Interfaith Power and Light
Rosina Snow - Virginia Interfaith Power and Light
Monica Wilson - Moseley Architects
Glenn Telfer - Draper Arden Associates
Krissi Vandenberg - Vegan Action

2:15 -3:15pm (Breakout Lectures)

Samantha Jameson – Sustainable Food Careers
Kate Lecroy - Boosting Inclusivity and Accessibility in Citizen Science
Todd Neimeier – Service, Sustainability and the Peace Corps
Jeff Boichuck – Marketing Sustainability

UVA Office For Sustainability – Getting Green with your Resume
Christie Julien – Creating a Green Career Action Plan
Open Networking

Read about the sessions in detail here -