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Event: Climate Rise

Kate Williams
March 24, 2021
Kate Williams is CEO of 1% for the Planet, a global movement that inspires action and commitment so that our planet and future generations thrive. 1% for the Planet engages businesses and individuals to support environmental nonprofit solutions through membership and everyday actions.  Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, […]
Larissa Connors
March 22, 2021
Larissa is a lover of all things bikes, from commuting to work to racing XCO world cups. Larissa’s career started in triathlon and has arched through racing road, cross country mountain bike, ultramarathon mountain bike, and gravel. Bike racing has taken her all over the world, but this adventure junkie is now embracing the journey […]
Sam Grant
January 20, 2021
Sam Grant has been organizing around the intersection of economic, cultural and environmental justice since working on his college campus for divestment from South Africa and working for passage of legislation ensuring that both workers and communities have the right to know about toxic chemicals in their workplaces and communities. Sam brings decades of nonprofit […]
Marilyn Waite
September 17, 2019
Marilyn leads the climate and clean energy finance portfolio at the Hewlett Foundation. She has worked across four continents in renewable and nuclear energy and venture capital and investment. Author of Sustainability at Work: careers that make a difference, Marilyn serves on the Board of COI Energy and the Kachuwa Impact Fund. Marilyn previously led the energy practice […]
Bill McKibben
March 7, 2018
Renowned author, educator, and environmentalist, Bill McKibben is founder and senior adviser emeritus of His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages. He’s gone on to write many more books, and his work appears regularly in […]