Leveraging Change for a Sustainable and Just Future, Inspire Speakers Series by Green Building Alliance, March 30, 5-7:30 pm, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 30 March 2023
  • Start time : 05:00 PM
  • End time : 07:30 PM
  • Event Host : Green Building Alliance
  • Event Location : Elsie H. Hillman Auditorium at the Kaufmann Center, 1825 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, United States
Inspire Speakers Series by Green Building Alliance
Event Description

About the Inspire Speakers Series 
Green Building Alliance has welcomed more than 100 national and local speakers to the Inspire Speakers Series stage since 2012. This beloved series has shared the perspectives of artists, activists, economists, academics, urban farmers, designers, teachers, authors, soldiers, students, and many more in an intimate setting aimed at creating lasting change through pure inspiration. 

About this Event 

In today's era, cities and communities are changing whether we are ready for it or not. One place where that notion is especially evident is Atlanta, Georgia, which predicts incredible population growth in the coming years. Author, urban designer, and civic entrepreneur Ryan Gravel will explain how his city – Atlanta – is shifting the narrative of change through intentional investment. 

Gravel will be joined on stage by Pittsburgh’s own Tiffany Taulton, who oversees community initiatives at the Hazelwood Initiative and combines her worldly experiences with a deep dedication to Pittsburgh to dedicate her life to helping vulnerable communities prepare for climate change. 

This first Inspire Speakers Series session of 2023 will explore these questions and more: 

  • How do we reclaim infrastructure for a new generation of cities? 
  • How can we turn barriers into opportunities for diverse, inclusive, and equitable connections? 
  • How do we build a cultural shift in our expectations for our physical environment? 
  • How do we ensure that communities own their future? 

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Green Building Alliance
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • 1. Ryan Gravel: Urban Designer, Author, and Civic Entrepreneur
      2. Tiffany Taulton: Director of Outreach & Sustainability for Hazelwood Initiative, Inc.

      P.S.: Additional speakers may be added to the line-up.
  • Logistics / Parking
    • Advanced registration is required. Organizers have scholarships and student rates available for $10 and group rates can be made available upon request.
  • Cost
    • $25 GBA Member
      $40 Non-members
  • Event type
    • Speaker(s)

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