2021 Climate Action Pursuit Speakers & Cohort Leaders
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A tremendous and humble THANK YOU to all of the speakers and cohort leaders who participated in the June Milestone (Thursday, June 10th-Friday, June 11th)!

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Please meet our June Milestone Keynote Speakers:

Leah C. Stokes
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science | Affiliated with the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and the Environmental Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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Nikayla Jefferson
Sunrise San Diego | PhD Student, Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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Our Featured Workshop Speaker:

Davarian L. Baldwin
Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of American Studies | Trinity College
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And Our June Milestone Speakers & Cohort Leaders:

Christopher Adamo
Vice President, Federal and Industry Affairs | Danone
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YeVonne Allen
Equity, Inclusion, and Sustainability Program Director | Truckee Meadows Community College
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Jacquie Ashmore
Executive Director | Institute for Sustainable Energy at Boston University
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Lee Ball
Chief Sustainability Officer | Appalachian State University
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Andrew Behar
Chief Executive Officer | As You Sow
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Kerry Bowie
Managing Director & Founder | Msaada Partners
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Tynesia Boyea-Robinson
President & CEO | CapEQâ„¢
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Sarah Bratton Hughes
Head of Sustainability - North America | Schroders
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Lacy Cagle
Director of Learning | Ecochallenge.org
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Vivian Chen
Student | Arizona State University
Tim Coffin
Director, Sustainability | Breckinridge Capital Advisors
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Marshall Curry
Program Manager | EPIC-N
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Amanda Downey
Director, Strategy & Compliance | National Grid
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Elizabeth Drake
Climate Action Manager | Swarthmore College
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Tommie Elder
Director of Investor Relations | The Forestland Group LLC
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Mazi Ferguson
Interim Director, Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships | University of South Florida
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Stephania Fregosi
Sustainability Analyst | Portland Community College
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Susanna Gibbons
CFA, Managing Director, David S. Kidwell Funds Enterprise | Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
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Daniel Goldman
Managing Director & Founder | Clean Energy Ventures
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Mary Green
Vice President & Client Portfolio Manager | Federated Hermes
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Billy Gridley
Director, Investor Network | Ceres
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Pedro Henriques da Silva
Impact Investor | Global Endowment Management
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Kayla Hickman
Sustainability Coordinator | University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
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Bob Hinkle
President and CEO | Metrus Energy
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Spencer Irvine
Emerging Business Manager | Analog Garage
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Jacob Ivy
Masters of Sustainability Solutions | Arizona State University
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Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Director, Center for Sustainability | Santa Clara University
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Dave Karlsgodt
Director, Management Advisory Services Practice Group | Brailsford & Dunlavey
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Brian Kennedy
Director, Portfolio Manager | Davy Global Fund Management
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Karan Kishorepuria
Director of Fund Development at NUImpact | Northeastern University
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Ryan Kmetz
Assistant Director of Sustainability | University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
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David Krantz
IGERT Solar Utilization Network Fellow, School of Sustainability | Arizona State University
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Tamara Larsen
Executive Director, Mission-Aligned Investing | Agility
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Lindsey Lyons
Assistant Director, Center for Sustainability Education | Dickinson College
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Laura Martin
Associate Director of the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement | University of Mississippi
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Edward Mason
Director of Engagement | Generation Investment Management LLP
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Jeremy McDiarmid
Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs | NECEC
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Janika McFeely
Associate Principal, Sr Sustainability Consultant | Integral Group
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Erika Murphy
Managing Director and Investment Director, Climate Platform | Wellington Management
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Chris O'Brien
Director, Business Development | CustomerFirst Renewables
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Janet Peace
Chief of Advisory Services | Bluesource
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Casey Pickett
Director of the Carbon Charge | Yale University
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Thomas Poveromo
Fleet Procurement Specialist | University of California, Los Angeles
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Noorie Rajvanshi
Director, Sustainability and Climate Strategy | Siemens USA
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Sarah Reed
Program Manager | Electrification Coalition
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Anne Reichman
Director, Sustainable Cities Network, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation | Arizona State University
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Michael J. Rhim
Principal | PRM Consulting
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James Ritchotte
Executive Director | Climate Mayors
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Jim Roach
Senior Vice President of Retirement Strategies | Natixis Investment Managers
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Mahesh Roy
Senior Manager, Capital Markets | CDP
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Steven Russell
Program Manager of Project Cities | Arizona State University
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Susan Sayre
Associate Professor of Economics | Smith College
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Dawn Slevin
Managing Director | Environmental Liability Solutions Europe
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Korin Tangtrakul
Sustainability Manager | Drexel University
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Ryan Taylor
Project Coordinator | ASU Enterprise Partners
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Marybelle Tobias
Founder and Principal | Environmental Justice Solutions
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Lisa Marie Tornatore
Director of BU Sustainability | Boston University
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Jared Walker
Senior Program Specialist | Electrification Coalition
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Madeline Wang
Founder & CEO | 7CS
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Cakey Washington
Director, Forest Carbon | The Forestland Group LLC
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Lindsey White
Director, Investor Network | Ceres
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Austin Wilson
Head of Active Ownership and Associate ESG/SRI Strategist | Aperio
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Aurora Winslade
Director of Sustainability | Swarthmore College
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Julianne Zimmerman
Managing Director | Reinventure Capital
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