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Wednesday, May 11 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Book Launch of Emerge: A Strategic Leadership Model for The Sustainable Building Community

Join us for a book launch and presentation for the book Emerge: A Strategic Leadership Model for The Sustainable Building Community

Author Kathleen O’Brien brings 30-plus years as an award-winning educator, writer, strategic planner, and project consultant in the sustainable building field to her work as Founder of the EMERGE Leadership Project. Through this project, O’Brien has been providing leadership development support including training, mentoring, and tools to green building professionals and advocates with the ultimate goal of making this world a better place for all living species, now and into the future. Members of the sustainable building community who have participated in EMERGE programs have successfully launched policy initiatives, commercial enterprises, professional career transitions, community projects and more. The sustainability coordinator of one leading design firm has called EMERGE training “life-altering.” Now, O’Brien shares the strategic leadership model that is at the core of EMERGE programs, along with case studies, practical guidance, a personal leadership development template, and bonus exercises to assist you on your personal leadership journey.


Speakers
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Kathleen O'Brien

Executive Director, The EMERGE Leadership Project (501c3)
Kathleen O'Brien, LEED AP, CSBA, is a leader in the sustainable building field, as author, educator, and project consultant for 30-plus years. As founder of O'Brien & Company she contributed significantly to the rise of the green building market and was recognized as a Cascadia Fellow (2008). Today, she directs The EMERGE Leadership Project, dedicated to: “energizing the emergent leadership capabilities of green building professionals... Read More →


Wednesday May 11, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Westin: Olympic