North American Student Energy Summit Bursaries

northamerican-hor-clrWant to attend the North American Student Energy Summit for FREE on June 19-20th? The summit is now offering a limited number of bursaries on a first-come-first-serve basis, so the earlier you apply the better your chance of selection (value of $90). Select bursary winners will also have the opportunity to attend one-on-one sessions with recruiters from BP and Northland Power.

Click here to apply!

Some more information about the event:

The North American Student Energy Summit (NASES) is a regional forum that will focus on today’s pressing energy issues and the role that students will play in addressing them Taking place at the UN headquarters and Columbia University in New York City June 19-20, 2014, this event will also be linked to four other summits hosted by Student Energy taking place on the same days across the globe in Africa, Latin America and Europe.

See the full line-up & schedule at

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

W&S is looking for new leadership!  Continue reading “Leadership in Women & Sustainability: Wednesday Happy Hour”

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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Edible Plant Walking Tour

Want to learn about the plants and trees in New York City? Better yet, want to learn which plants are edible? Come join us on an edible plant walking tour in Central Park! You will learn which plants can be eaten and which ones are poisonous. We have an experienced tour guide who has done multiple tours in parks all over New York City. Next time you are hungry in the park, instead of spending money to buy a hot dog, eat a plant!

Where: Central Park West, meet at 96th Street Entrance

When: September 22nd, 2013 at 1:30pm

RSVP on Facebook.


Join the Emerging Professionals of Urban Green Council and several New York City graduate programs focused on green building and sustainability to kick off the new school year! Mix and mingle with graduate students in your program and from other programs across the city. This is also a great opportunity for young professionals considering graduate school to meet current students.

This event is free and open to all; please register below. There will be drink specials and light snacks will be provided.


Bard College MBA in Sustainability

The City College of New York Sustainability in the Urban Environment

Columbia University Sustainability Management

The New School Environmental Policy & Sustainability Management

NYU Center for the Sustainable Built Environment

Pratt Institute Urban Environmental Systems Management


The Back Room

102 Norfolk St.

New York, NY 10002

RSVP at this link: