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Erik McGregor is a New York City based artist, photographer and activist.

Together We Rise: The Power of Female Leadership to Help Solve the Climate Crisis

What we do or fail to do right now will affect generations to come. This is the moment to embrace collaboration, compassion and community – qualities of women’s leadership which have been missing at decision-making tables worldwide.

Inspired by the recent collection of essays in “All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions to the Climate Crisis,” the event will celebrate and amplify the voices and approaches of women and their allies leading the climate movement. The only way we rise is together.

The event was co-hosted by youth activist leaders Xiye Bastida, Jerome Foster II, and Alexandria Villaseñor, for an illuminating and intergenerational evening featuring:

  • Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland
  • Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States; Founder, Climate Reality Project
  • May Boeve, Executive Director,
  • Bill McKibben, Founder,
  • Katharine Wilkinson, All We Can Save Project
  • Deepak Chopra, founder, The Chopra Foundation
  • Lynne Twist, Co-Founder, Pachamama Alliance
  • Jamie Alexander, Director, Drawdown Labs, Project Drawdown
  • Sherri Mitchell, Indigenous Rights Attorney
  • Sally Ranney, Co-Founder, Global Choices and Arctic Angels
  • Emily Atkin, Climate Journalist, HEATED
  • Avery Schlicher, Director, Sustainability Solutions, Salesforce
  • Jacqui Patterson, former Director, NAACP Environment and Climate Justice, Founder, Chisholm Legacy Project
  • Natalie Isaacs, Founder, 1 Million Women
  • Dianna Cohen, Co-Founder, Plastic Pollution Coalition
  • Rabbi Jennie Rosenn, Founder, Dayenu
  • Harriet Shugarman, Executive Director, Climate Mama
  • Karen Washington, Founder, Rise & Root Farm
  • Michelle Wyman, Executive Director, Global Council for Science & Environment
  • Apricot Tang, Management Consulting Manager, Accenture

Hosted at the New York Society for Ethical Culture in collaboration with 350NYC, Pachamama Alliance, Drawdown NYC and Climate Reality NYC. Co-Sponsored by Salesforce + Accenture: A Partnership in Sustainability.

Together We Rise: The Power of Female Leadership to Help Solve the Climate Crisis

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