What is sustainability?
Meeting the needs of today's society without jeopardizing
the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2013, 12-1 PM
National Alumni Society House
1301 10th Ave S
Majora Carter ia an internationally renowned urban revitalization consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. Her long list of awards includes accolades from groups as diverse as Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, John Podesta's Center for American Progress, Goldman Sachs, as well as a MacArthur "genius" Fellowship and a Peabody Award. Carter's 2006 TED talk was one of the first six videos to launch their groundbreaking website.
In her native South Bronx, Carter spearheaded an effort to create a cost-effective, low impact storm water system and an 11-mile green network of bike and pedestrian paths to connect neighborhoods, spur local business, reduce traffic, and improve public health.
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