Women Who Inspire: Sustainability and Engineering

You are cordially invited to attend

Women who Inspire speaker series to honor women in renewable energy, climate change, and sustainability.
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
5-5:45 p.m. - Networking and light supper
5:45 - 7:15 p.m. - Welcome and panel discussion
7:15 - 7:45 p.m. - Desserts and coffee

Northeastern University Alumni Center, 716 Columbus Avenue, 6th Floor


Susan Hunt Stevens
Founder and CEO of Practically Green

Susan’s company is the leading technology provider of sustainability engagement programs to global corporations. She is a recognized expert in the use of social and game mechanics to drive positive behavior change. Susan has more than 13 years in digital media and marketing, most recently as the SVP/GM of Boston.com.

She has an MBA from Tuck School of Business, a BA in government from Wesleyan University, and a graduate certificate in Sustainable Design from Boston Architectural College.

Marcy Reed
President of National Grid in Massachusetts

Marcy is responsible for the financial, operational, and customer service performance of the business in MA and manages relationships with the regulators, government officials, and communities National Grid serves. She joined National Grid 25 years ago holding positions in finance, merger integration, and corporate affairs and lived in London as the National Grid Head of Investor Relations for 3 years.

Marcy sits on the Boards of the NE Council, Boston Chamber of Commerce, Mass Business Roundtable, Jobs for Mass, The Partnership, the United Way of Central Massachusetts, and BritishAmerican Business. She holds a MS in Accounting from Northeastern University and is a graduate of Dartmouth College.
Mindy Lubber
President of Ceres

Mindy is President and founding board member of Ceres, a coalition of major corporations, institutional investors and public interest groups working to build a sustainable global economy. She also directs Ceres’ Investor Network on Climate Risk, a group of 100 institutional investors managing nearly $10 trillion in assets focused on evaluating the business risks and opportunities of climate change.

Mindy has addressed high-level leaders at the New York Stock Exchange, United Nations, World Economic Forum, Clinton Global Initiative, American Accounting Association, American Bar Association and over one hundred Fortune 500 firms. Her writing on sustainability and capital markets regularly appears in numerous publications including Bloomberg Business, The Huffington Post, and Forbes.
Wendi Goldsmith
CEO of Bioengineering Group

Wendi has a background in geology, plant and soil science, ecological planning, water quality management, and river restoration design. Her work includes the first 3 LEED based facility designs carried out by the Army Corps, green infrastructure to address Boston Harbor cleanup goals, and coastal restoration throughout New York and New Jersey. She played key roles to advocate for and execute on the $14 billion New Orleans Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction system.

Wendi has consistently helped public agencies understand and address interdisciplinary design procedures. She holds degrees from Yale in Geology and Geophysics, a MS in Plant & Soil Science from UMass Amherst, and a MA in Ecological Land Planning and Design from Conway School of Landscape Design.

RSVP is required to attend. 
$40 for alumni and professionals
No charge for Northeastern students, faculty, and staff

Registration fee includes complimentary appetizers, beverages, and complimentary parking at 795 Columbus Avenue.

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Kate Carleton
716 Columbus Avenue
Suite 400
Boston, Mass. 02120

Date & Location

Date: 1/28/2014
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Northeastern University Alumni Center
716 Columbus Avenue, 6th Floor
Boston, Mass.