Leadership in Women & Sustainability: Wednesday Happy Hour

Women & Sustainability would like to invite you to our happy hour, Leadership in Women & Sustainability.  Relax, enjoy the company of your peers, and get the conversation going about future directions for W&S!

Date: Wednesday, April 16

Location: Amsterdam Restaurant and Tapas, Amsterdam between 119th and 120th

Time: 8-10pm

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Women & Sustainability Presents: Effectiveness in Sustainability Management, Engagement and Implementation

When: Monday, March 10, 8-9:30pm

Where: 337 Mudd


How can a sustainability professional implement her plan and generate buy-in from colleagues? What sustainability challenges exist in the healthcare industry, and what solutions can be found?

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Women Making Sustainable Impacts through the Public and Nonprofit Sectors

The W&S community is excited to host leaders in the public and international sector to learn about large scale initiatives focused on women, climate change, and building sustainable communities.

Date: Monday, November 4th, 2013 from 8-10pm

Location: Hamilton Hall room 707, 1130 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY, 10027

Space is limited, please RSVPColumbia ID required to swipe into the building.

Our esteemed speakers:

Tracy Raczek, External Relations Specialist for Climate and Enviroment with UNWomen

Christine Negra, Director of Research at EcoAgricultral Partners

Kerry Constabile, Urban Planning Specialist at UNICEF

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Book Swap – Happy Hour!

Nympho_librarianIICongratulations on registering for SUMA Fall 2013! Currently we’re in the Add/Drop period, which some of you know as “Shopping for Classes”. Friday September the 13th of 2013 is the last day to make any class changes in the

By now you pretty much know what classes you’ll be taking. Join us for the Book Swap – Happy Hour event, to support your classmates find textbooks. This event helps connect SUMA students who have taken a class, with students who will be
taking the class. It is the perfect location to swap, exchange, trade, sell, donate or recommend books.

SUMASA is happy to coordinate a time and place for the Book Swap. We will not participate in the actual exchange of any books between one person and another.

MSSM Capstone: Students Present Innovative Solutions to Clients’ Challenges

On Tuesday, April 30, students in the Master of Science in Sustainability Management program presented their final Capstone Workshop presentations for fellow students, program faculty, and colleagues at Rennert Hall at Columbia University. This spring’s workshop projects allowed MSSM students to gain experience tackling tough sustainability problems by working with real-world clients, including the New Jersey Audubon and the Chilean Federation of Tourism Enterprises, FEDETUR.

“The capstone is a balance of a transformative academic assignment and the integration of real world management,” said Tobi Petrocelli, the presenter for the “Opportunities for Climate Resilience: The Beaches of Stamford, CT” workshop team. “Working with Stamford, Connecticut on climate resilience measures allowed our team the opportunity to demonstrate reflection, critical thinking and effective communication through the sustainability lens.”

Read the full blog post on State of the Planet!