Leadership & Climate Justice with Mary Robinson
- Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 11:00am to 12:30pm
The Montana State University Leadership Institute presents ”Leadership and Climate Justice”, a virtual event featuring former President of Ireland and leading climate justice advocate, Mary Robinson. This virtual event will take place at 11:00 am on April 8 through a Webex platform. Tickets are free to students and under a “pay-what-you-can” model for the public. To purchase tickets, visit http://tinyurl.com/ClimateJusticeMSU or www.montana.edu/leadership for information. An RSVP on CatsConnect will not guarantee a registration for this event.
Robinson's talk, “Leadership and Climate Justice,” will focus on leadership, education and advocacy for the poor and disempowered in the world who are disproportionately threatened by climate change. Following Robinson’s remarks, an interactive audience Q&A will be led by Montana State University’s President Waded Cruzado.
Robinson is known as a champion for climate justice, human rights, gender equality, and corporate responsibility. She served as Ireland’s first female president from 1990-97. In addition, she led The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, served as secretary-general’s special envoy on climate justice of the United Nations, and authored the book “Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future.” She also served as U.N. high commissioner for human rights from 1997-2002 and co-founded the Council of Women World Leaders.
The event is open to students and the public. To purchase tickets visit http://tinyurl.com/ClimateJusticeMSU. For more information, call the MSU Leadership Institute at 406-994-7275, or visit montana.edu/leadership or facebook.com/MSULeadershipInstitute.
Presented by the MSU Leadership Institute, Leadership and Climate Justice is also sponsored by the Office of the President, ASMSU, the Office of the Provost, Murdoch’s Home and Ranch Supply, the College of Agriculture, the College of Engineering, the College of Letters and Science, the College of Education, Health & Development, Sustainability Now, the College of Arts & Architecture, the Office of Sustainability,the Honors College, the Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems Program, UNA-USA, Net Impact & Ecology Club.
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