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Destination You: The Future of Our Planet – Public Lecture with Yolanda Kakabadse

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 @ 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Join us for Yolanda Kakabadse’s keynote address. Destination You: The Future of Our Planet will focus on this international leader’s unique life-affirming experiences with environmental, social, cultural, and economic sustainability. This session will be live streamed to a global audience and will include an open question and answer session with the speaker. For details Webster University’s Global Leaders in Residence program and the full schedule of events, visit http://www.webster.edu/partners/executives.shtml.

Free Publice Lecture – Registration is Required.
Presented by SustainEdge
Reception: 5-6 p.m. – Lecture: 6-7 p.m.
Webster University’s Winifred Moore Auditorium

Ms. Kakabadse is widely recognized as a global champion of sustainable development and biodiversity preservation. Her career has taken her around the world, from serving as the Minister of Environment for the Republic of Ecuador to Visiting Professor at Yale’s School of Forestry and Environment. She has been President of the World Conservation Union, Member of the Board of the World Resource Institute, Co-Chair Environmental Sustainability Task Force of the UN Millennium Project, Chair Scientific and Technology Advisory Panel of the Global Environment Facility, and Team Leader for the Poverty and Environment Nexus evaluation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Ms. Kakabadse became President of WWF International in January 2010. Her unwavering commitment to nature conservation has been recognized by many international distinctions, including the Global 500 Award of the United Nations Environment Programme, the “Golden Ark Order”, the prestigious Zayed Prize, and a Doctor in Science (ScD) Honoris Causa from the University of East Anglia (2008).

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Date:
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Time:
5:00 PM-7:00 PM
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