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Dec 5 • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Challenges and good practices for a diverse and inspired workforce
On December 5, 2019, GRI's Director of Strategic Research Collaborations, Jennie Stephens, will be speaking at MIT's 'Lessening the Gender Gap' series. This is the third session of the MIT 'Lessening the Gender Gap' initiative and will focus on the challenges and opportunities to develop and sustain a diversified workforce. During the event, Jennie will talk about her forthcoming book, Diversifying Power: Why we need Antiracist, Feminist Leadership in Climate and Energy."
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About the Speaker
Jennie Stephens is the Director of Strategic Research Collaborations at the Global Resilience Institute. She is also the Director of Northeastern’s School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs and Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science & Policy. Her research, teaching, and community engagement focus on social-political aspects of renewable energy transformation, energy democracy, climate resilience, reducing fossil-fuel reliance, gender diversity in energy and climate, and social, economic and racial justice in climate and energy policy. Before coming to Northeastern, she taught at University of Vermont, Clark University, Tufts and MIT. She earned her PhD and MS at the California Institute of Technology in Environmental Science & Engineering and her BA at Harvard in Environmental Science & Public Polic