September 19-20, 2019 • University of Pittsburgh
Global Town Hall on “Climate, Gender, and Sustainability: From Local Activism to Global Reform.”
Leading into the Town Hall will be a screening of Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai. Maathai, a Pitt alum, won the Nobel Peace Prize for her work founding the Green Belt Movement. Her daughter Wanjira Mathai, Chair of the Wangari Maathai Foundation and Co-Chair of the World Resources Institute’s Global Restoration Council, will be a keynote speaker at the Town Hall on Fri. Sept. 20 at 1 pm.
The Global Town Hall officially begins with a lecture Thurs. Sept. 19 at 5:30 by Paulo Magalháes, “Common Home of Humanity: Creating the Legal Environment to Meet Climate and Nature Emergencies.” FREE tickets and live-streaming are available at pi.tt/globaltownhall