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Margaret Huling Bonz Women of Distinction Speaker Series: Karenna Gore
October 18, 2022 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Not Just Survivable, But Beautiful: Forging a Way for All to Flourish
Join Karenna Gore and a panel of experts as they discuss justice, climate change, ecology, sustainability, human need, oceans, food security, and faith. This event is open to the public.
Karenna Gore is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York. Karenna formed CEE in 2015 to address the moral and spiritual dimensions of the climate crisis. Working at the intersection of faith, ethics, and ecology, she guides the Center’s public programs, educational initiatives, and movement-building. She also is an ex officio faculty member of Columbia University’s Earth Institute. A graduate of Harvard College, Karenna earned her law degree from Columbia Law School and a master’s in social ethics from Union Theological Seminary. She is the eldest daughter of former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and Tipper Gore.
Karenna Gore, Executive Director of the Center for Earth Ethics, Union Seminary, New York City
Dr. Julia Sheldon, Science Teacher, The Ethel Walker School
Terri Eickel, Executive Director of the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network
Michael Olivieri, Food Manager for Gifts of Love, Connecticut
Dr. Cheryl Wilga, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education at the College of the Environment and Life Sciences, University of Rhode Island