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Friday, October 8 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Presidential Pursuit Cohort - October Milestone Meeting

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This invitation only session will continue to focus on how a “Whole-of-Higher-Ed” approach to climate action is really the way we can contribute most effectively as a sector. We will break out into groups according to four emerging initiatives synthesized from the first two Pursuits.

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Tim Carter

President, Second Nature

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Sue Biniaz

Deputy Special Envoy for Climate, U.S. Department of State
Sue Biniaz is back at the State Department working for Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry. For more than 25 years, Ms. Biniaz served as the lead climate lawyer for the U.S.G.  In that capacity, she played a central role in all major international climate negotiations... Read More →
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Nate Hultman

Senior Advisor, Office of the Special Envoy for Climate, U.S. Department of State
Nate Hultman is the Founder and Director of the University of Maryland Center for Global Sustainability, and Professor in the School of Public Policy. He is currently on leave, serving as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate at the U.S. Department... Read More →
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Christina Kwauk

Non-Resident Fellow, Brookings
Christina Kwauk is a social scientist and policy analyst with expertise in girls’ education, 21st century skills and youth empowerment, sport for development, and the intersections of gender, education, and climate change. Christina is co-editor of Curriculum and Learning for Climate... Read More →
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Courtney Greisel

Economic Development Director, City of Springfield, Oregon
Courtney Griesel has been with the City of Springfield Oregon since 2006, leading critical economic and community development programs and projects. Author of the City of Springfield Downtown Urban Renewal Plan and contributing author of the Glenwood Refinement Plan, she brings extensive... Read More →
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Liqian Ma

Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing Research, Cambridge Associates
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April Burrage

Economics PhD Student, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
April Burrage is an Economics PhD student at University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMASS).  Her research interest lies at the intersection of the economics of innovation and inequality. Her dissertation will investigate racial and gender differences in employment and entrepreneurship... Read More →
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Anna Goldstein

Executive Director of the Energy Transition Institute and a Senior Research Fellow, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Anna Goldstein is the Executive Director of the Energy Transition Institute and a Senior Research Fellow at UMass Amherst. Her research specialty is policy and management of energy technology innovation. Anna was previously a postdoc at the Carnegie Institution for Science and at... Read More →

Friday October 8, 2021 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT

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