Join the University of Winnipeg Campus Sustainability Office as they  host Leith Sharp with her talk – “Who are the change makers?”

Monday, November 19th 2012 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm

UWinnipeg – Richardson College Building – Portage and Langside

Leith has spent 20 years working to drive sustainability into the core business of the higher education sector. Leith began her career by establishing one of world’s first campus sustainability programs at the University of New South Wales, Australia. In 1999, Harvard University recruited Leith to be the founding director of Harvard’s Office for Sustainability. Under her leadership, Harvard came to have the largest green campus organization in

the world, becoming a recognized global leader in campus sustainability. In 2009, Leith was recruited to be the start-up executive director for the Illinois Green Economy Network, a partnership of 48 community colleges working together to drive green economic growth across Illinois. Leith is currently the founding chair of the Sustainable Futures Academy, an international collaboration between developing and developed countries. She has published numerous articles, papers, and book chapters, and has taught change management for sustainability at Harvard for the last nine years.
UWinnipeg Sustainability Initiative: http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/sus-index