Talk by Environmental Justice Advocate Majora Carter: The Heinz College's Institute for Social Innovation and School of Computer Science's Project Olympus invite you to join us on September 30th for an evening with Majora Carter. Majora simultaneously addresses public health, poverty alleviation, and climate change as one of the nation's pioneers in successful green-collar job training and placement systems.
Born, raised, and continuing to live in the South Bronx, Majora founded Sustainable South Bronx in 2001 to achieve environmental justice through economically sustainable projects informed by community needs. Her work has garnered numerous awards and accolades including a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, one of Essence Magazine's 25 Most Influential African-Americans in 2007, and one of the NY Post's Most Influential NYC Women for the past two years.
Majora is a dynamic and engaging speaker, and we hope you will join us for this exciting event. Majora's full bio is available at
6-7:30 p.m. in Newell Simon Hall, room 3305, Carnegie Mellon campus. Free and open to the public.