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Women in Green 2021: What’s your Superpower?

December 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Celebrating and unleashing our individual and collective superpowers to address the tough challenges we face together.

 

 

Event Information:

OUR BIGGEST WOMEN IN GREEN EVENT OF THE YEAR! Women are driving the sustainability of the built environment. We are tasked with the most important mission of all: healing the earth. The Women in Green Roundtable creates opportunities for women to thrive in this work and to raise each other up. Once a year we get together for a larger celebration of powerful women reimagining and reshaping our world. Once again, we will gather virtually during these difficult times.

This year’s annual “BIG WIG” will be a virtual Zoom event

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER

Rev. Mariama White-Hammond

Boston’s Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space.

Rev. Mariama White-Hammond has extensive background in embedding equity and environmental justice into Boston’s communities. She is the founding pastor of New Roots AME Church in Dorchester, a multi-racial, multi-class community. In this work, Rev. White-Hammond utilizes an intersectional lens to connect ecology, immigration, climate change, energy policy and economic justice. She is a fellow with the Green Justice Coalition, which brings together eight social/environmental justice groups from around Massachusetts. Rev. White-Hammond is a public speaker throughout the nation and was a leader for both the 2017 Boston Women’s March and Boston People’s Climate Mobilization. She has received numerous awards, including the Barr Fellowship, the Celtics Heroes Among Us, The Roxbury Founders Day Award and the Boston NAACP Image award. She was selected as one of the Grist 50 Fixers for 2019 and Sojourners 11 Women Shaping the Church.

Rev. White-Hammond joins the City of Boston with a three-pronged agenda to combat climate change and the environmental inequities that have been intensified by COVID-19. This roadmap consists of utilizing innovative approaches to mitigate extreme heat and create equitable cooling plans during the summer, enhancing food access through community gardens, as well as creating a new green jobs pipeline targeting workforce development for the younger generation. 

Agenda

8:00-8:10 – Networking breakout groups
8:10-8:20 – Welcoming
8:20-8:50 – Breakout groups identifying and discussing superpowers
8:50-9:10 – All together report out with discussion on insights and impressions
9:10-10:00 – Guest speaker with discussion

Superpower Resources

RESOURCE LIST

Below is an abbreviated list of personal assessments that can help you identify your superpowers.

Sparketype

Online assessment. FREE. (Additional information/book available for a fee.)

https://sparketype.com/sparketest

The assessment reveals three key ‘Sparketypes’ custom to you: your primary, shadow and anti-sparketype. The dynamic between these three is useful in determining the balance that will make your life and career more meaningful.

 

Strengthfinder / Clifton Strengths

Online assessment $19.99 (or purchase book with online assessment code)

https://www.gallup.com/cliftonstrengths/en/253676/how-cliftonstrengths-works.aspx

https://www.gallup.com/cliftonstrengths/en/253922/popular-cliftonstrengths-books.aspx

Identifies your strengths based on the 10 Clifton Strengths themes. Discover what you naturally do best and learn how to develop your greatest talents into strengths.

 

16 Personalities

Online Assessment. FREE.
https://www.16personalities.com/

Learn how your personality type influences different part of your life. Identify which of the 16 types, related to MBTI types and personality traits, that you most identify with.

 

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

Quick fun online assessment. FREE

https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/ei-quiz.htm

 

Discover your Dosha

Quick fun online assessment. FREE.

https://chopra.com/dosha-quiz

Discover your mindbody type. Your dosha is your individual blueprint that describes your unique personality, tendencies, and physical nature. Understanding your dosha reveals how to keep yourself in balance to stay happy, healthy and disease free.

 

DISC

Assessment by a facilitator.

https://www.discprofile.com/

Personality and behavioral assessment used to improve teamwork, communication, and productivity. Understand drivers of everyone in your workplace, based on four main behavioral styles, and learn how to work better together.

 

MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)

Assessment by a facilitator.

https://www.myersbriggs.org/my-mbti-personality-type/mbti-basics/

Personality type is a practical tool for investigating what works for you. Knowing which one of the16 personality types of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator you are, can help you look for and recognize work that satisfies you.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Payette

REGISTRATION

Scholarship

Don't let cost keep you from attending. Scholarships for our events and trainings are provided by our friends at the R.W. Kern Center. Apply for free admission.

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Sponsorship

If you would like to sponsor Women in Green: What’s your Superpower?, simply e-mail Meredith Elbaum at meredith@builtenvironmentplus.org or call the office directly 617-752-2422.

Want to champion Women in Green on an ongoing basis? Sponsor our quarterly Women in Green Roundtable! E-mail meredith@builtenvironmentplus.org

About the BE+ Women in Green Roundtable

A venue for architects, designers, construction managers, and sustainability professionals to collaborate as Women in the industry. While women are dramatically underrepresented in the building industry, the disparity in green building is less severe. The Women in Green Roundtable creates opportunities for women to thrive in this work and to raise each other up.

Ethan Vonderheide

Details

Date:
December 15, 2021
Time:
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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