Hosted at the New School, Orozco Room 712, 66 West 12th Street, from 4pm to 6pm on March 5th, this event will focus on women’s role in raising awareness as well as providing solutions to climate change issues specifically in the urban environment. Participants will examine what women have brought to the table in the climate movement as well as the specific benefits of having a gendered approach to climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, namely, in terms of disaster risk recovery, green jobs and urban infrastructure such as public transport.

Featuring a presentation of recent research from the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) Fellows, followed by a panel discussion with:

  • Eleanor Blomstrom, Program Director and Head of Office, WEDO
  • Mary Barber, New Jersey Director, Clean Energy, the Environmental Defense Fund
  • Jalonne White-Newsome, Federal Policy Analyst, WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT).
  • Ana Baptista, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, Milano, and
  • Jean Gardner, Associate Professor of Social-Ecological History and Design, School of Constructed Environments, Parsons the New School for Design

Download the flyer here.

RSVP here.

join the movement

Women and girls around the world are demanding and creating systemic change and a sustainable future for all. We need collective power to attain a just future – we need you.