Northwestern Events Calendar

Mar
17
2022

Innovating for Climate Change

When: Thursday, March 17, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Loyola University Chicago School of Environmental Sustainability  

Group: One Book One Northwestern

Sponsor: Loyola University Chicago, School of Environmental Sustainability

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Join the Institute for Racial Justice and Baumhart Center on Thursday, March 17 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM (CDT), for a conversation on 'Innovating for Climate Change'. This event features two black entrepreneurs who are generating new ideas in air and water quality through data and technology. Seyi Fabode is CEO & Co-Founder of Varuna Tech, which aims to get clean water to over a billion people by identifying blind spots in the water system that operators may miss, enabling delivery of clean water efficiently. Darren Riley, co-founder of Just Air Solutions, is creating air monitors that bring transparency to air quality in underserved neighborhoods. With this data, Just Air Solutions is bringing about data-driven solutions to bring cleaner air to cities.

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