055: Our first Leadership and the Environment Panel of Experts
Below is the audio from Leadership and the Environment‘s first expert panel, held April 3, 2018.
For context, here is the announcement, followed by the recording.
Click here to read the transcript.
Do you care about the environment?
Do you care about leading?
The Leadership and the Environment podcast
NYUâ€™s School of Liberal Studies
invite you to listen in our first ever
Panel of Leadership and Environment Experts
which was held on Tuesday, April 3rdÂ at the NYU Silver Building
Â Vincent Stanley
Vincent, co-author with Yvon Chouinard of The Responsible Company, has been with Patagonia since its beginning in 1973, including executive roles as head of sales or marketing. Informally, he is Patagoniaâ€™s chief storyteller. He helped develop the Footprint Chronicles, the companyâ€™s interactive website that outlines the social and environmental impact of its products; the Common Threads Partnership; and Patagonia Books. He serves as the companyâ€™s Director, Patagonia Philosophy, and is a visiting fellow at the Yale School of Management. He is also a poet whose work has appeared in Best American Poetry.
Â Robin Nagle
Robinâ€™s book, Picking Up, is an ethnography of New York Cityâ€™s Department of Sanitation based on a decade of work with the Department, including working as a uniformed sanitation worker. She is also a clinical professor of anthropology and environmental studies in NYUâ€™s School of Liberal Studies, with research in the new interdisciplinary field of discard studies. She considers the category of material culture known generically as waste, with a specific emphasis on the infrastructures and organizational demands that municipal garbage imposes on urban areas. Since 2006 she has been the DSNYâ€™s anthropologist-in-residence, an unsalaried position structured around several projects. Her TED talk gives a quick overview of and more detail about her work.
Â RJ Khalaf
RJ is a senior at New York University pursuing a degree in Global Liberal Studies with a concentration in Politics, Rights, and Development and a minor in Social Entrepreneurship. Recently named one of NYUâ€™s most influential students by Washington Square News, he is the President of the NYU Muslim Students Association and is a Dalai Lama Fellow. RJ is the founder and director of LEAD Palestine, an organization that aims to inspire, motivate, and empower the next generation of Palestineâ€™s youth through a hands-on and fun leadership-based summer camp.
Â Joshua Spodek
Joshua PhD MBA, bestselling author of Leadership Step by Step and host of the award-winning Leadership and the Environment podcast, is an adjunct professor at NYU, leadership coach and workshop leader for Columbia Business School, columnist for Inc., and founder of SpodekAcademy.com.