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Join us as we invite a panel of international education colleagues to help us unravel and discuss some of the key concepts, language, and issues of climate justice.
Climate Justice & International Education: Part 1

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Feb 9, 2021 08:08 AM

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Speakers

Andrew Gordon
Founder & CEO @Diversity Abroad
Andrew Gordon is a social entrepreneur and CEO & Founder of Diversity Abroad. With a passion for student success, global engagement, and social entrepreneurship, he founded Diversity Abroad in 2006 with a simple vision, that the next generation of young people from historically marginalized backgrounds are equipped with the skills, experiences, and networks to thrive in the 21st century interconnected world and globally diverse workforce. He consults colleges & universities, non-profits, companies, and government agencies on developing, implementing, and monitoring diversity, equity, and inclusive practices, policies, and strategies in their global engagement operations
Melissa Lee
Founder & CEO @The Green Program
Melissa Lee is the Founder and CEO of The GREEN Program (TGP), an award-winning experiential education program for young leaders in sustainable development. For her work with TGP, Lee was recognized by the National Association of Women Business Owners, Philadelphia magazine's Best of Philly®, and the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Education. Lee is driven by a desire to reshape higher education curricula to include purposeful, hands-on experience for students. As CEO, Lee has expanded TGP beyond its roots as an experiential education program, partnering with the United Nations and leading universities to create a global, socially-conscious, public benefit company. Lee has also served as a U.S. Global Schools Ambassador for the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network and a Heinz Distinguished Lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh.
Robin Shields
Professor of Education @University of Bristol
Robin is an academic who studies global trends and processes in education. He publishes research across several substantive areas, including higher education internationalization, climate change and higher education, international aid to education, technology and education, and education in conflict-affected contexts. Robin has worked and conducted research in India, Nepal, and South Africa. He is also co-editor of the Comparative Education Review and has served on the Executive Committee of the British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE). He received his Ph.D. in Education from UCLA in 2008 and is a Professor of Education at the University of Bristol.