Leaders in Sustainability Alumni Panel and Reception

Leaders in Sustainability Alumni Panel and Reception
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 5:45pm - 8:00pm
5:45 pm
8:00 pm
Leaders in Sustainability
Public Affairs, Room 3383
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Date: 
Wed, 03/11/2015 - 5:45pm - 8:00pm
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Leaders in Sustainability

Location

Public Affairs, Room 3383
United States

Hear Career Insights from UCLA Alums Take a Finals Break with Sustainability Leaders and Free Food


Panelists:


Nicholas Nairn-Birch 

Hear Career Insights from UCLA Alums Take a Finals Break with Sustainability Leaders and Free Food


Panelists:


Nicholas Nairn-Birch 

Nicholas Nairn-Birch is an Air Resources Engineer with the California Air Resources Board in the Incentives and Technology Advancement Branch. He recently returned to California after working in Washington D.C. as Environmental Protection Specialist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he advanced policy to manage risk from chemicals in commerce. Dr. Nairn-Birch holds a Doctorate in Environmental Science and Engineering from UCLA.

 

Nurit Katz
Nurit Katz is UCLA’s first Chief Sustainability Officer and also Executive Officer of Facilities Management at UCLA. Previously, she founded the UCLA Sustainable Resource Center and assisted in developing the Leaders in Sustainability. Nurit holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Master’s in Public Policy from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Nurit was honored as one of 100 Inspirational Alumni for the 75th Anniversary of UCLA Anderson.


Kristen Pawling
Kristen Pawling is a Regional Planner for the Southern California Association of Governments, focusing on sustainability and comprehensive open space planning. Previously she was an Executive Fellow with the California Air Resources Board. Kristen holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography/Environmental Studies and a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, both from UCLA.

Brian Yolles
Brian Yolles manages the Corporate Partners Program (his LiS project) affiliated with UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. He is also founder and CEO of StockShield, LLC, a broker-dealer specializing in investment portfolio risk management. Brian graduated from Yale and UCLA, where he earned his MBA.

Hosted by the UCLA Leaders in Sustainability Program with Sponsorship by GSA Sustainable Resource Center