Women in Green with USGBC Northern California, August 7, San Fransisco, CA

  • 7 August 2023
  • Start time : 05:00 PM
  • End time : 12:00 AM
  • Event Host : USGBC California
  • Event Location : Google Community Space, 188 The Embarcadero, San Fransisco, CA, 94105, United States
community, women, circularity, materials
Event Description

Join the USGBC NCC Women in Green for our annual celebration and gathering for women advancing sustainability in the building trades. There is an evening of activities, speakers, and networking planned to help strengthen our community and explore the concept of circularity in our work.

In the building industry, we often think new is better, wanting our projects to begin as a clean slate or “white box”. Learn about how designing and planning for the reuse of buildings and materials can help reduce our environmental impact. Listen to experts from Gensler, Rheaply, and Kay Chesterfield on how they are putting this concept into practice.

Before the panel, participants will enjoy refreshments and a terrarium building activity to get to know each other better and practice some creative reuse. In the spirit of circularity, USGBC encourages you to bring a jar, rocks, or fun found-objects, and plant cuttings to share with the group.

This year’s WIG theme is “Self-Titled”. As we come out of the pandemic and return to in-person events, what do we want our WIG community to look like? This is an opportunity to define this for ourselves and celebrate all we have been through. 

Reinvent ourselves, our careers, our ‘white box’. Our careers and our lives change.

Circularity: In the building industry, with interior materials and finishes, repurposing spaces.

Self-Titled: write and rewrite your story. Connection is >We reinvent ourselves all the time through careers, interiors, fashion, as families and personal lives change.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC California
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Featured Speakers:

      Connie Kim, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer at Rheaply
      Kriss Kokoefer, President at Kay Chesterfield
      Gail Napell, Sustainability Director at Gensler
  • Event type
    • Celebration

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